Garlic and tomatoes not only go hand-in-hand on plates and dishes but also are companion plants in the garden as well. Garlic emits a strong aroma that transfers to tomatoes over time enhancing the flavor and taste of the fruits that are considered vegetables by nutritionists.
As garlic emits a strong odor, it acts as a natural pest and insects deternt keeping the predatory insects that feast on tomatoes damaging the plant at bay. Moreover, garlic also helps in loosening the soil helping tomatoes expand its network of fibrous roots. They do not compete for nutrition on soil making them ideal companions to plant together.