The Plymouth Colony
By Chandler Dalton
Facts about Plymouth Colony
: Plymouth Colony was founded in 1620 by settlers including a group of religious dissenters
commonly referred to as the Pilgrims.
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Corn provides a natural pole for bean vines to climb. Beans fix nitrogen on their roots, improving the overall fertility of the plot by providing nitrogen to the following years corn. Bean vines also help stabilize the corn plants, making them less vulnerable to blowing over in the wind. Shallow-rooted squash vines become a living mulch, shading emerging weeds and preventing soil moisture from evaporating, thereby improving the overall crops chances of survival in dry years. Spiny squash plants also help discourage predators from approaching the corn and beans.