How to do companion planting
By searching online I've found lots of lists of good companion plants (like herbs and spices and such) for my fruit trees, but I'm wondering how to do it exactly.
I currently have pine bark mulch for the trees, but I keep it 6-12 inches back from the trunk. So do the companion plants go there, where there is no mulch? Or should I pull mulch back farther out and plant them there?
Just curious if people have experience about what works best. I'm planting mango, avocado, lychee, peach, banana, guava, and loquat trees. Hoping to grow some companion plants that keep disease and pests away.