Our First Nations Communities created "companion planting" long before first contact with the Europeans. More than 8,000 years ago they domesticated squash, corn, and beans and created the "3 sisters" agriculture technique. Take a few minutes and see how this can help your garden. This short video is from the "Good and Basic" gardening series on YouTube.
As a bonus, please check out this link to hear Bertha Skye discuss her award winner "3 sisters soup"