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13 Pair Of Plants That Should Always Be Together

#2/13 Marigolds And Melons

A bunch of small melons next to an orange flowers called Marigold
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Traditionally marigolds are used to protect squash, pumpkins and cucumber plants from hungry beetles; but they also can be used to protect melons. The most effective species of marigolds to protect them are the most fragrant ones. Not only do marigolds protect melons from above-ground pests, but they also kill soil nematodes, which can infect and damage the roots of melons and other plants.