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Re: CULT?: Nematodes.and marigolds

  • Subject: Re: CULT?: Nematodes.and marigolds
  • From: John I Jones <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Feb 1999 08:33:42 -0800

From: John I Jones <jijones@ix.netcom.com>

RYFigge@aol.com wrote:
> From: RYFigge@aol.com
>   Did I answer this earlier?  I have planted marigolds for years  as a border
> for irises --   The irises never expressed thanks - and the nematodes never
> complained - so how do I know if it helped?  I also heard never to plant
> tomatos near irises (in my small garden something has to be planted near
> something) but why?  Also, never plant black raspberry near red ones (race
> problems?) Both ideas still a mystery  -  Solutions, anyone?  Rosalie nr
> Baltimore  zone 7   ryfigge@aol.com

Well the raspberry warning is a cross pollination one (you don't want that),
thought the typical 500' restriction hardly means anything to bees....

Don't know about tomatoes, maybe it is just beacuse they are both heavy feeders.

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