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beans and onions

Posted by qumum (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 1, 10 at 13:23

just read where not to plant beans and onions together. I have a row of onions about 3 ft away from my bean poles. Hope that will be ok since i already put in the bean poles. I always plant marigolds with the beans tho and never have any bug problems. a wonderful combination for me.


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RE: beans and onions

There is difficulty in locating any research related to the companion aspect. I did find something by searching intercropping.

The study was on the effects of intercropping of green beans with green onion and head lettuce. Give it a read, compare the yield charts and see if you agree with the conclusions.

Here is a link that might be useful: Intercropping Green Beans


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