The Best Corn Companion Plants For Your Vegetable Garden

Companion planting in your garden can help your plants grow better, taste better, and have less problems with pests and disease.

Here are list of corn companion plants that you can grow alongside your corn bed to prevent pests and disease.

Squash is a good companion for corn because the sprawling squash vines offer a living mulch to your corn. This keeps weeds down and retains soil moisture.


Beans are a great companion plant for corn because they fix nitrogen in the soil and corn is a heavy feeder of nitrogen.


Peas are another legume that fix nitrogen in the soil, making is a perfect companion plant for corn.


Similar to squash, cucumber vines grow well near corn. The vines can also help deter raccoons.


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