The white cabbage butterfly is repelled if celery plants are grown near the cauliflower. Here, cauliflower is planted with marigolds.
Rows of corn, kohlrabi, onion and lettuce in the garden.
Basil and marigolds help tomatoes grow better and produce more.
Cabbage is helped by aromatic plants such as celery, onion, sage or -- as pictured here -- marigolds.
PHOTO: DAVID CAVAGNARO
Certain herbs can keep pests away from other plants.
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