Collecting the folklore and uses of plants


I still, to the amusement of my family, plant a petunia among the onions to keep onion-fly at bay [Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, April 1997].

Other records of this practice would be appreciated.

Images:  main, Murcia, Spain, April 2023; inset, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, September 2020.