A triangle of lettuce, beets, purple mustard, nicotiania and more.
Calendulas mingle well with young cauliflowers.
Swatches of marigolds (Golden Gate), dianthuses (Telstar Picotee) and verbenas (Novalis) can add color to any home vegetable garden.
PHOTO: DAVID CAVAGNARO
Intermingling vegetables, or vegetables with flowers and herbs, is not only visually appealing, but good for your garden: you encourage beneficial insects.
Pansies betwixt bunching onions (at left); well-watered celery and leeks.