Companion Plants for Zucchini

Companion planting is a gardening method where more than one crop can be intercropped on the same farm in a way that the plants benefit from each other. 


Zucchini acts as a live mulch cover that blocks the sunlight from reaching the ground, helping to retain the moisture in the soil that is essential to corn. 


Radishes are pest repellent, efficient against aphids, cucumber beetles, and squash bugs that often attack zucchini plants.


Various mint plants like hyssop and sage are effective in repelling grazing animals like deer. It is recommended to have a mint plant nearby to divert them away from the zucchini. 

The key to good companion planting is ensuring that the companion plants create a good symbiotic relationship with the zucchini.