It is not unusual in vegetable gardens and allotments to see vegetables growing alongside a lot of plants which, in spite of having a bad reputation, fulfil a useful function. Some of them are edible (purlsane, dandelion and goosefoot). Others are used as a phytosanitary barrier, as they stop some insects from damaging crops. They also facilitate pollination and help to create ecosystems that provide support for crops. In fields where ecological agriculture is employed, it is easy to see that they are a natural resource in the fight against some pests.
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