Here are six insect repellent plant you can grow in your garden, or even in pots in your home, to keep mosquitoes, gnats, ticks and fleas away – plus aphids and mites which can destroy your garden.
The six insect repellent plants to grow are:
Feverfew – a great for repelling mosquitoes and other flying biting insects.
Pyrethrum also known as Chrysanthemum – helps to repel a whole host of insects and bugs, including aphids, leafhoppers, spider mites, harlequin bugs and ticks.
Pennyroyal – helps to repel mosquitoes, gnats and also ticks and fleas.
Lavender – the most useful for repelling mosquitoes and gnats when planted in the garden and pots and placed on the doorways and windows.
Marigolds – help protect other plants and repels mosquitoes.
Citronella grass – is a great mosquito repellent.
Planting and growing insect repellent plants provide a great opportunity to get out in the garden and plant some plants which are a perfect mix of beauty and functionality.
Learn some tips on how to make use of these plants to repel insects in and outside your home on the link below…