We have moved - but just up the street to 38 Chapel Street and our new hours are

Monday 0930 to 1730
Friday 0930 to 1730
Saturday 0930 to 1230

We are available for consultation and site visits at these times- other times by appointment by email (robin@soladome.com.au)

After 35 years at 44 Chapel Street it was time for a change to a web based operation and to offer guidance based on many years of practical experience.

 

 

Companion and antagonistic plants

Umbelliferae ( fragrant or aromatic ) crops should be in a different hydroponic system from other plants this family includes parsley, fennel, sweet fennel, parsnip, carrot, corriander and dill. Onion family members must also be grown apart from other crops. Most other common herbs and vegetables appear to be compatible...

Umbelliferae ( fragrant or aromatic ) crops should be in a different hydroponic system from other plants this family includes parsley, fennel, sweet fennel, parsnip, carrot, corriander and dill. Onion family members must also be grown apart from other crops. Most other common herbs and vegetables appear to be compatible.

Companion plants

Anise and Coriander grow well together.
Asparagus likes tomatoes and parsley.
Basil likes tomatoes and dislikes Rue.
Beans like Cucumbers,Carrots and Savory, but do not grow well with
Onions and Sorrel.
Cabbage dislikes Dill, Chamomile, Sage,Mints and Hyssop.
Caraway dislikes Fennel.
Carrots like Chives, Peas and Raddishes.
Cauliflower likes Celery herb.
Chervil likes Raddishes.
Celery likes Leeks and Tomatoes.
Elderberry is the mother herb who protects the garden.
Grapes like Hyssop.
Melons & Cucumbers like beans & Raddishes.
Onions like Chamomile and Savory, but will retard the growth of legumes.
Peas like Carrots, Cucumber, Corn and Turnips, but dislike all the Onion family
Potatoes like Beans, Cabbages and Peas, but do not grow well with Tomatoes.
Pumpkins like Corn and dislike Potatoes.
Rosemary and Sage grow well together.
Strawberries like Borage, Spinach and Lettuce, but dislike Cabbages.
Tomatoes like Basil and French Marigolds, but do not grow well near Fennel.
Turnips like Peas.
Valerian helps most vegetables
Wormwood retards most vegetables
Yarrow increases the aromatic quality of all fragrant plants.