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9 MOSQUITO REPELLENT PLANTS

Some plants have their natural sweet smell to repellent insect. Which keep annoying mosquitoes away.

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Lavender

That lavender is a gorgeous purple flowering plant with a calming scent. But that it is also a natural mosquito repellent? Grow it indoors near a sunny window, or outside in your garden to keep the bugs away.

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Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm is another mosquito repelling. It grows to 28–59 in. tall. The leaves have a gentle lemon scent, related to mint. Lemon is the member of the mint family, the plant also known as horsemint Lemon Balm. It is a resists drought, and it grows well even in shade. It is a very fast growing plant, so you might want to contain it to a pot.

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Citronella

Citronella is very easy to grow, and can get to be a very tall 5 or 6 feet high! mosquito plant carries the fragrance of citronella in its foliage. When a leaf is crushed and rubbed on the skin, it sweet smells helps repel mosquitoes. You can grow citronella in pots and place it around a porch or patio, or you can plant it directly in a garden. It’s a great choice for repelling mosquitoes naturally.

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Marigolds

Not only do they make your landscape more attractive, but marigolds also have a distinct smell that repels mosquitoes. Marigolds contain Pyrethrum, an ingredient found in many insect repellents, and they have a unique aroma which bugs find repulsive. It is easily grow in your garden. You can grow in your pots also.

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Basil

Enjoy delicious delicious fresh herb to add to all of your favorite recipes!, and use to keep mosquitoes away, It also a choice of repelling mosquitoes. There are many different varieties of basil around.

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Catnip

The perennial herb, related to mint, is easy to grow. Catnip is a great mosquito deterrent! It is a very easy plant to grow, and if you have cats in the house, they will certainly be happy to have it around.

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Rose Geranium

Rose geranium repels many bugs, It is beautiful flowering plant is a great choice for mosquito repellent. When planted in a hanging container, the colorful blooms will cascade over the side of the pot. Rose geranium is a perennial shrub with small pink flowers and pointy leaves

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Rosemary

Repels mosquitoes and a variety of insects harmful to vegetable plants. Rosemary is a beautiful flowering plant that is often used to flavor lamb or fish dishes, but did you know that it is also a natural mosquito repellent? It’s perfect to add to your herb garden or flowerbed to keep bugs away, these Plants can be grown in containers on a patio grown in herb gardens or planted in landscaped beds.