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well, it isn't mine yet, but will be soon.

When I get back to the UK I will be the proud owner of a small garden. Ideally I'd like to use half for veg, and half for ..sunbathing.

But, are there any veggies I cannot grow together due to the kind of soil they need?

I was thinking of some root veg, plus salad stuff too.
 

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There are veggies you cannot grow together due to the fact that they release chemicals that the other doesn't like... I can't do it now but in the morning I'll try and remember to post which veggies are NOT good companions...
 

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Thanks Shewolf!

1Vegan, I really have no clue at all at present... All I do know is that the soil quality is apparently not that great, so I know I'm going to have to do quite a bit of work.

I'd be interested to see what will grow together first so, so I can plan what to do when I get my hands on it!
 

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In alphabetical order... (I'll leave out the fruit trees)

Asparagus (dislikes) - Onions, garlic

Beans (dislikes) - Onions, garlic, fennel, gladioli, sunflowers

Beans, climbing (dislikes) - beetroot, onions

Beetroot (dislikes) - Climbing Beans

Bell peppers (dislikes) - NOTHING!

Cabbage and Broccoli (dislikes) - Rue, Dill, Strawberries, Climbing Beans

Carrots (dislikes) Dill, Celery

Cauliflower (dislikes) - Strawberries

Celery (dislikes) - Carrots

Cucumbers (dislikes) - Aromatic herbs and potatoes

Eggplant (dislikes) - NOTHING!

Kohlrabi (dislikes) - Beans, Tomatoes

Leeks (dislikes) - Beans, Peas

Lettuce (dislikes) - NOTHING!

Onions (dislikes) - Beans, Peas, Asparagus, Gladioli

Parsley (dislikes) - NOTHING!

Parsnips (dislikes) - Carrots, Celery, Cabbage

Peas (dislikes) - Onion family, Beans, Gladioli

Potatoes (dislikes) - Pumpkin, squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, raspberries

Pumpkin (dislikes) - Potatoes

Radish (dislikes) - Hyssop

Squash (dislikes) - Potatoes

Silverbeet (dislikes) - NOTHING

Spinach (dislikes) - NOTHING

Strawberries (dislikes) - NOTHING

Sweet Corn (dislikes) - Cabbage

Tomatoes (dislikes) - Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Rosemary

Basically the disliked plant if grown in proximity can reduce the yield of the other plant. (From the Australian Organic Gardening Handbook). There is also a list of good companion plants.
 
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