Gardening is one of the most rewarding pastimes- it’s relaxing, healthy, fun and you get to literally enjoy the fruits (and vegetables and flowers!) of your labour. Many people want to take up gardening but don’t know where to start or what to plant. My advice is to start with something that is fast growing that you already use a lot of- in my case this was salad leaves. Once you’re in the gardening routine you’ll soon be planning more fruit, vegetables and flowers to plant in your garden. One difficulty can be deciding what to plant next to each other. Luckily, Homeadvisor have produced a handy visual guide to companion gardening to help you decide what is best to plant next to your favourite vegetable in your garden:
Companion gardening is the practice of growing plants next to each other that compliment each other. Planting companion plants has many benefits and can even help make your vegetables taste better. Take a look at the video and the infographic below to find out more:
Do you like gardening? What plants do you like to plant together?