|Flower or Herb
||Improves growth & flavor. Deters some insects including tomato hornworm & some flies.
||Improves growth & flavor.
|Borage (be careful, as Borage spreads everywhere)
||Tomatoes, Squash & Spinach.
||Improves growth & flavor, deters tomato worm. Flowers attract honey bees.
||Eggplant, beans & around border of garden.
||Deters flea beetle and mosquitoes.
||Cabbage, onions & lettuce.
||Improves growth & attracts beneficial insects. Good trap plant for green tomato worms.
||Beans, tomatoes & cucumbers.
||Deters Mexican bean beetles, nematodes and some other insects. Attracts honey bees. Marigolds are used in some organic insect sprays.
|Mint (grow in container sunk in garden. Can take over garden otherwise.)
||Cabbage & tomatoes.
||Deters white cabbage moth, aphids & improves flavor. Attracts beneficial insects & honey bees. Reputed to repel a variety of insects.
||Radishes, beans, cabbage & peppers.
||A trap crop for aphids (aphids prefer Nasturtiums to other plants). Is said to repel squash bugs, striped pumpkin beetle, cucumber beetle, whiteflies and other insects.
||Deters white cabbage butterfly.
||Cabbage, beans, broccoli & carrots.
||Deters cabbage moth, bean beetles & carrot fly.
||Cabbage & carrots.
||Deters cabbage moth & carrot fly. Improves growth. Flowers attract honey bees.
||Enhances growth of most vegetables.
||Deters cabbage worm & maggots & flea beetles. Honey bees love Thyme.
||Any vegetable that attracts Japanese beetles.
||Deters Japanese beetles.