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There ’ s a term commercial farmers use to sustainably grow thriving crops called “ Companion Planting .” This method relies on certain plants becoming helpmates to one another , each playing a special role in improving the overall well-being of the neighborhood . One plant may add nutrients to the soil , a second may draw helpful insects to the area , and a third may shade out weeds that might compete for essential nutrients .
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