flowers and vegetables - Knowledgebase Question

far rockaway, Ne
Question by Janam2u
June 2, 2010
can I plant impatients in front of tomatoe, cucumber, edemame plants to make it look prettier or wiil it take away from the veges nutrients.

Answer from NGA
June 2, 2010


Impatiens are very well behaved annuals with shallow roots. They won't bother your vegetables in the least. However, veggies like lots of sun and impatiens (except New Guinea impatiens) prefer shade. So, instead of impatiens you might want to try a sun loving annual such as marigolds.

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