companion planting

noun
the cultivation of different types of plants in close proximity so as to benefit each other, as planting a deer-repellent plant in a flower garden.
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Not to mention that this can be combined effectively with companion planting.
Companion planting is based on the idea that certain plants can benefit others when planted in near proximity.
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