The most common ingredient in many mosquito repellents comes from citronella. A large clumping grass that grows up to 6 feet tall, citronella is a perennial plant that can be grown...
This list of pest-repelling plants includes plants known for their ability to repel
insects, nematodes, and other pests. They may be used in companion planting
Mar 13, 2014 ... Here are eleven beautiful and fragrant plants that repel mosquitoes - keeping
your home and garden mosquito free.
When spring arrives so do those annoying mosquitoes. Instead of going the
chemical route, here is a collection of mosquito repelling plants to make mosquito
They do need to be reapplied more often than conventional bug repellents
, but since the jury is out about the safety on the ingredients, I will stick to my herbal things as long as I can.
To make your own herbal bug repellent
, make a tincture of herbs that repel
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Most insect-repelling plants do so with their naturally occurring fragrances. Not
only will these plants keep annoying insects at a minimum, they will also ...
Apr 28, 2011 ... Before reaching for the chemical sprays, try planting these easy-to-grow plants
which have natural mosquito-repelling properties…
Enjoy delicious pesto dishes, and keep mosquitoes at bay, with this insect-
repelling herb. Basil is one of the few herbs in which you don't have to crush the ...
May 22, 2015 ... Look: mosquitoes are awful. They may be great food for birds and bats, but you
don't want them hanging around your backyard. You also don't ...
Oct 2, 2014 ... 12 plants that repel unwanted insects. These herbs and flowers can help shoo
away pests from your garden and your skin. Tom Oder. October ...