Garlic Chives Companion Plants

Homestead How-To

Carrots

Plant alternating rows of carrots and garlic chives to boost growth and flavor and keep pests such as carrot fly at bay.

Grapes

If possible, plant garlic chives on the south side of the base of each grapevine to ensure they receive enough sunlight to thrive.

Cilantro

Interplant them in rows or as a border to enhance pest control and improve the health of both herbs.

Strawberries

Plant garlic chives in small clusters among strawberry plants to improve their growth and deter pests.

Thyme

These two plants are often grown together in containers or herb gardens to maximize their beneficial relationship.

Cabbage

Small green caterpillars that infest cabbages and other brassica crops, are deterred by the strong onion-garlic smell of garlic chives.

Peppers

Space plants about 12-18 inches apart in rows or clusters around pepper plants for optimal pest control.

Spinach

Garlic chives can help boost soil health, resulting in healthy spinach plants with vigorous growth

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