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Q.What Is The Recommended Spacing For Planting Beneficial Herbs With Pumpkins?

Zone 95833 | Anonymous added on May 17, 2021 | Answered

Your articles on companion planting recommend planting marjoram with pumpkins to improve the flavor of the pumpkins or planting oregano with pumpkins to deter pests. Unfortunately, I haven’t been find any information anywhere on how close or how far away to plant these herbs from the pumpkin plants. I am growing Baby Bear pumpkins.

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Answered on May 19, 2021

I'm not finding any pat answers to this, either. Perhaps you can look at the space required between pumpkins and add at least half again that much to allow for the herbs. I've never done this combination, but this is how I'd plan it. I hope these articles will help:

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