Because plants are happiest when surrounded by their leafy friends, here are some beautiful low-maintenance and low-water pairings.

Johanna Silver  – June 20, 2018 | Updated January 7, 2021

We’ve all heard “what grows together, goes together” when it comes to food and wine pairings, but it also applies to the garden. Here are a few of our favorite companion plantings to inspire your selections of what likes to grow together.

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