When it comes to repelling insects including mosquitoes, fleas, spiders, moths, flies, ants, roaches, and more, most people think of pesticides or chemicals firstly. And you too? They are not the only way and they also are not safe for your health, your pets, even your plants in the garden. After reading this post today, you will know more about natural ways to control their appearances in your life.
And in the article today, this article today will introduce 12 Plants and Herbs That Can Repel Insects in The Garden. The list is one of the effective methods to keep things all-natural. They can repel harmful insects while also adding beauty and aromas to your garden so that you can reclaim your personal spaces and enjoy time outdoors. Some of them that are common, even are available in your garden, just keep reading you will know about them.
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In addition to making your dishes tastier, lemongrass also keeps mosquitoes away when growing them around your home.
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Petunias not only produce pretty flowers but also keep aphids, asparagus beetles, leafhoppers, squash bugs, and tomato hornworms away.
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Mint is one of the most effective natural pest control options such as ants, flies, and mosquitoes.
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Although lavender has a fragrant smell, a number of insects hate it including ants, flies, mosquitoes, and fleas.
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This herb is a great deterrent for flies, Japanese beetles, and aphids
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Rosemary is also an effective deterrent for mosquitoes and other insects that like to munch on garden plants along with spiders.
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This herb is a favorite perennial plant of butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees but mosquitoes are not.
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Basil has a rich aroma that mosquitoes and flies hate.
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This edible flower can repel whiteflies, aphids, cabbage loopers, squash bugs, aphids, and beetles
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This herb repels aphids, spider mites, cabbage loopers, squash bugs, and tomato hornworms.
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Catnip can defense against some annoying insects including roaches.
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This herb is a flowering plant in the mint family that will help keep mosquitoes away.