Companion Plant Pack

Companion Plant Pack

£9.99

Out of stock

Help to keep pests at bay with beautiful companion plants
Companion planting is a traditional and natural way to deter pests from crops that you are growing and to attract good insects such as hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds which are the best natural predators of aphids and whitefly. Our little companion plant pack is a great way to get started and not only do the plants look lovely when interspersed with your vegetables, they all have the advantage of being edible too.

With 30 plants in total, this pack contains the following plants:

Tagetes x 10
Tagetes planted close to your tomatoes, peppers and aubergine are a great natural way to deter whitefly, and they also look very pretty when in flower. The petals have a distinctive zesty flavour and can picked and used fresh to garnish salads.

French Marigold x 10
The strong colour of marigolds attracts hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds. The flowers and leaves have a mild citrus flavour and can be used to garnish salads or desserts.

Nasturtiums x 10
A wonderful pretty companion plant with edible leaves and petals which have a distinctive peppery taste. Nasturtiums secrete a mustard oil that insects love. Plant as a sacrificial crop close to brassicas to deter caterpillars.

When we deliver
We deliver these plants from late April through to July, although it’s a little dependent on the weather.

You can order from…
These plants are available to be ordered now and we’ll despatch them as soon as they are big enough to both handle the journey to your garden and handle life outside the poly tunnel.

Do I need to sign for them?
All our plant orders are dispatched with an overnight courier* to mainland UK and do not need to be signed for when they are delivered, but will be left somewhere safe. When placing your order, please let us know where you would like the plants left if you are not in when the courier delivers.

We will keep you posted
You will receive an email approximately a week before your order is dispatched and another on the day your plants are packed and leave us so you know to expect and prepare for their arrival.