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companion planting

noun
1.
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.
  • companion planting is a method of using specific plants to attract or repel certain insects.

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