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With the recent completetion of CCAT's Raised Garden Beds [[CCAT Raised Garden Beds]] CCAT thought it would be an excellent idea to plant companion plants within the beds.  Part of my ENGR305 project was to design a plan for which plants to plant and to do research to see what plants work well together.  CCAT is very excited to have the space for a vegetable garden, as of right now there is no real plot for vegetable cultivation.  
 
With the recent completetion of CCAT's Raised Garden Beds [[CCAT Raised Garden Beds]] CCAT thought it would be an excellent idea to plant companion plants within the beds.  Part of my ENGR305 project was to design a plan for which plants to plant and to do research to see what plants work well together.  CCAT is very excited to have the space for a vegetable garden, as of right now there is no real plot for vegetable cultivation.  
  
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Companion planting is a beneficial way of growing like fruits and vegetables together.  CAT would like to utilize the small space they have within the Garden Beds to produce as much food as they can.  The use of companion planting will be done within the beds to provide CCAT will some home grown goodness.
  
 
==A Tad Bit of Research about Companion Planting==
 
==A Tad Bit of Research about Companion Planting==

Revision as of 19:56, 12 May 2008

Opportunity

With the recent completetion of CCAT's Raised Garden Beds CCAT Raised Garden Beds CCAT thought it would be an excellent idea to plant companion plants within the beds. Part of my ENGR305 project was to design a plan for which plants to plant and to do research to see what plants work well together. CCAT is very excited to have the space for a vegetable garden, as of right now there is no real plot for vegetable cultivation.

Background

Companion planting is a beneficial way of growing like fruits and vegetables together. CAT would like to utilize the small space they have within the Garden Beds to produce as much food as they can. The use of companion planting will be done within the beds to provide CCAT will some home grown goodness.

A Tad Bit of Research about Companion Planting

What is Companion Planting

Human beings are interesting creatures, we tend to relate to each other based on common interest. Plants, are very much so like humans, then tend to relate to one another based on simularities. Companion planting is the understanding out relationships have with one another. This was developed by gardeners, horticulturalists and farmers. One common scientific definition used to describe companion planting is "The placing together of plants having complementary physical demands. Many things needs to be taken into account when contemplating whether or not to use companion planting. Tha eg in which you decide to plant the seedling is critical, as well as how many of a certain variety of plant you choose to use is. It is important to understand the proximity in which you plant companion plant, because you don't want them to crowd one another. [1]

How does it work?

What Plants are Compatable

  1. Jeavons,John. How to Grow More Vegetables . 6 ed. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2002.