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Chamomile keeping my tomatoes company in their grow bags.
Chamomile tea is used to spray on seedlings to prevent damping-off, a fungal infection that kills many young plants. By companion planting with chamomile, its natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties can help plants prone to fungus, mildew, mold, blight and other common plant ailments. Annuals susceptible to fungal problems, such as zinnias, petunias, snapdragons and verbena, as well as blight prone vegetables, like tomatoes and potatoes, can all benefit by having chamomile as their neighbor.
Besides its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal benefits, chamomile improves the growth and flavor of many plants. Farmers have long used chamomile as a companion plant to apple and other fruit trees. Vegetable companions include: Cabbage Onions Beans Cucumbers Broccoli Kale Brussels sprouts Cauliflower Kohlrabi In the herb garden, chamomile pairs well with mint and basil, and is said to improve their taste and scent.
Read more at Gardening Know How: Chamomile Plant Companions: What To Plant With Chamomile https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/chamomile/chamomile-plant-companions.htm
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