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vb (tr)
to plant (a crop) among another crop, or to plant (land) with a variety of crops
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(v. ˌɪn tərˈkrɒp; n. ˈɪn tərˌkrɒp)

v. -cropped, -crop•ping,
n. v.i.
1. to grow one crop between the rows of another, as in an orchard or field.
2. to grow a crop between the rows of.
3. a crop plant growing between plants of a different crop.
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Sage, rosemary and thyme are great choices for beds and borders, where they can be interplanted as part of a larger scheme.
If you allow a few of the interplanted greens to flower, they'll then serve a stint as insectary plants.
He planted 1,000 papayas interplanted with hot pepper.
Zin's reign as California's cornerstone variety goes back to the late 1800s, when it commanded a majority of our vineyard territory, often interplanted with other varieties to create field blends.
They look fabulous interplanted with spring-flowering bulbs or hardy cyclamen, or teamed with epimediums, pulmonarias and hardy geraniums which will take over later in the season.
They're also testing which varietals best lend themselves to the honey process, and the results can vary from farm to farm based on influences of factors like soil and interplanted species.
RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey A stunning summer spectacle with more than 4,000 roses interplanted with 5,000 herbaceous plants.
Wallfowers tend to be interplanted with tulips to produce spectacular spring bedding.
In a sunny spots, try Roemer's fescue, prairie junegrass, California oatgrass and slender wheatgrass interplanted with camas and Western buttercups.
Cherry tomatoes and long peppers can be grown in hanging baskets, perhaps with herbs such as parsley or chives interplanted for textural contrast and vegetative good looks.
Gourds are interplanted with popcorn and vigorously climb up corn stalks to gain freedom from moisture on the ground (and therefore stave off disease).