Dill Companion Plants: Good + Bad (Avoid Awful Taste)



Dill can help attract beneficial insects such as butterflies, praying mantis, honeybees, parasitic wasps, hoverflies, and ladybugs. It can also help keep unwanted guests from your gardens, such as spider mites, aphids, and cabbage loopers.

Let’s check out some dill companion plants that are excellent neighbors and some that can cause your vegetables to taste awful (avoid those).

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Excellent Companion Plants for Dill

Brassicas – Health Improver

Dill is said to repel cabbage worms and loopers (the primary pests against brassicas). This group of plants includes kohlrabi, collards, cabbage, and broccoli.

Onions, Garlic Chives – Aphid Protection

All three of these plants will help keep aphids away (which can be a significant problem for dill). So, if you have aphids in your area, use these three companion crops for protection.

Asparagus – Bring in the Ladybugs and Lacewings

The lacewings and ladybugs attracted by dill plants will help protect asparagus from pests like aphids.

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