Rhubarb and strawberries are great companions. Both are perennial, grow at the same time of the year, and serve numerous health benefits.
The large, wide, and lush leaves of lettuce also protect the flavorful fruits by hiding them from the sight of birds.
Chives are an excellent fertilizing companion to strawberries. While you trim chives after the flowering, sprinkle the leaves around the strawberry plants, and they’re going to be an excellent mulch! The strong scent emitted by the chives also deters slugs.
#14 Dill, Fennel, Coriander, and Mint
Growing these herbs along with strawberries aids in repelling slugs and other pests.
Garlic is an excellent strawberry companion plant from the allium family that deters marauders from consuming juicy berries. The pungent smell of garlic keeps the pest away from the strawberries.
This aromatic plant emits an odor that helps in preventing aphids and cabbage loopers.