[Market-farming] Do onions have friends?
etienne at lejardinduvillage.ca
Sun May 6 07:41:42 EDT 2012
What about the antagonism liliacae/legume? Apparently, legume will
suffer from being close to onion and garlic. Is there any truth to
this, or is it just folklore?
In any case, I am going to find out because I am planting peas near half
a bed of garlic. We'll see!
On 12-05-05 09:38 PM, Shoemaker, William H wrote:
> I've planted onions around all kinds of veggies and never had anyone
> complain about the flavor of the other veggies. I don't think its
> possible Bill. You been getting much planted with all the rain in our area?
> William H. Shoemaker
> University of Illinois, Crop Sciences
> St Charles Horticulture Research Center
> 535 Randall Road, St Charles, IL 60174
> 630-584-7254, wshoemak at illinois.edu <mailto:wshoemak at illinois.edu>
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> *Subject:* [Market-farming] Do onions have friends?
> Hi Everybody,
> If we plant onions in between our cabbage, kale and tomatoes
> will the onion smell/flavor go to the other vegetables?
> zone 5
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Etienne Goyer - Le Jardin du Village
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