Welcome to PlantBuddies! – It's like online dating for plants!

Just type in the name of a lonely plant in the text box above.

Ok, it's actually about Companion Planting

Some plants just grow well together, while others might be terrible matches. Or as Aunt Wikipedia would say:

"Companion planting in gardening and agriculture is the planting of different crops in proximity for pest control, pollination, providing habitat for beneficial creatures, maximizing use of space, and to otherwise increase crop productivity (…)"

Meet the potential Buddies

Usage, License

It's free! Please use and learn.
The code of this website is also available!
We want to put an open license on most things for the final version.

Contact, Contribution, Feeback

This project is an early version so please do send your feedback and ideas to botho [a] serlo [:] org or contribute to this project at GitHub.
Thank you!


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