Japanese Style Companion Planting




Japanese Fashion Companion Planting brings the strategies of a grasp farmer in Japan to residence gardeners all around the world, with over 175 easy-to-follow coloration illustrations and detailed texts.

Japanese gardeners sometimes work with small plots and are consultants at making probably the most environment friendly use of accessible backyard house. They’ve lengthy understood that when appropriate greens and fruits are grown collectively, the result’s elevated yields, more healthy vegetation, fewer pest issues and higher style. Greens from small gardens are the mainstay of Japan’s famously wholesome delicacies and motion in the direction of farm-to-table eating custom.

Writer Toshio Kijima is head of the Biotechnology Division at Tochigi Agricultural Station in Japan and principal of the Nogyo Daigakko Faculty of Pure Farming. On this e-book, he offers 88 completely different plant pairings, together with widespread favorites resembling:
Tomato with basil
Eggplant with inexperienced beans
Carrots with edamame
Iceberg lettuce with broccoli
Strawberries with garlic
Inexperienced beans with arugula
Blueberry bushes with mint

…and dozens of different pairings that yield tasty, nutritious greens and fruits, all grown with out the necessity for pesticides or chemical fertilizers. This e-book additionally covers wonderful combos for relay planting, resembling watermelon adopted by spinach, spinach adopted by broccoli, broccoli adopted by potato, and lots of extra. Clear and exact directions are given for every combination–from planning and making ready your plot to planting depths and spacing–all accompanied by detailed coloration drawings and images.

Info on the speculation and fundamentals of companion planting will guarantee a easy transition to sustainable gardening strategies that hundreds of thousands of residence gardeners are utilizing!