Plants that assist each other to grow well, repel insects or even other plants when grown next to each other is called companion planting and can be a sustainable and eco-friendly way to improve and protect your garden against unwanted pests and disease.
Celery grows will with cauliflower, leeks, tomatoes and cabbage and seems to be mutually beneficial with bush beans. Cabbage butterflies are repelled if celery is planted near cauliflower or other cabbage plants.
Both celery and celeriac are reported to have a hormone similar to insulin which makes them an excellent seasoning for diabetics and since celery is high in natural salts, it is good for anyone on a salt-restricted diet as well.
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