Warm weather invites the gardener’s nightmare: Mosquitoes and beastly pests! This post aims at giving you some great ideas regarding those plants that you can keep in order to keep them away.
Kill Them With Fragrance
Plant lavender in your garden’s grounds, or look after them in your pots and keep them literally anywhere around your home such as on your windowsills or deck! In addition to the lovely smell with which they fill your home, they keep mosquitoes away from your tendered plants.
One of the additional advantages of keeping such plants in your garden or around your home is the refreshing atmosphere which they create! Isn’t it so? This lemongrass plant is a magnificent addition to this list! They can grow quite tall and keeps those buzzing beasts away from your plants.
Well Done Bee Wax!
With its sharp pink hue and its ability to release essential oils, Bee Wax gives a bad signal to any approaching mosquito!
Bubbly Mint Attack
Who hates mint? I guess no one in his correct senses! And when you get to know that these simple plants an keep those buzzing mosquitoes away, you will surely love them more than ever.
You can always grow this toxic (to mosquitoes) plant in your garden since it kills mosquito larvae and even proves toxic to their eggs in the very first place.
There are two advantages of planting clove sin your garden. They automatically keep mosquitoes away from you and secondly you can extract its oil and apply over your body to keep them away from buzzing around your ears!
Marigold’s Golden Trick
Marigolds not only keeps mosquitoes away but keep other bugs at bay too, the likes of which include tomato worms and squash bugs.
This bright colored beauty keeps away aphids, white flies, and beetles.
Available in every hue and color, Petunia plant is definitely a sight! They keep away and repel many pests such as Japanese beetles, aphids and other insects!
A Mixture of Three Wonders
Combining these three plants together will create a magnificent pot which will keep away mosquitoes away rather nicely.
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In the time of their blossom, these Germanium plants give off a certain lemon mint which is disliked by, mosquitoes, beetles and various other insects.
Our foods are never complete without the inclusion of garlic. The aromatic oils released from the garlic plants are an enemy to mosquitoes.