Last updated 1 year ago
How to: Deal with Summertime Bugs and Pests
Fend off mosquitoes with lemongrass and basil. Lemongrass contains citronella. Repel mosquitoes by growing it in clumps around your deck—you can mash up the inner leaves and rub the juice on your skin. Basil also has the same effect, so planting a bunch in pots around your patio will help keep you swat-free.
9 ways to combat mosquitoes naturally
Plant Lemon Grass ~ Thai lemon grass contains citronella oil, which has a strong scent that makes it hard for mosquitos to find you. At the same time, lemon grass is a beautiful mounding perennial. Plant some on your property wherever your family and friends like to congregate.
Plants That Repel Insects in Gardens
Plants that Repel Insects in Gardens: Garlic - Japanese Beatles, Aphids, Mosquitoes and More Rosemary - Keeps the Mosquitoes, Slugs, and Gnats Away Mint - Repels Mice and Ants Lavender - Keeps Moths, Fleas, and Mosquitos Away Tansy - Repels Japanese Beatles, Fleas, Flies, Mosquitos, Moths and Mice Away
How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Indoors | Hunker
Pinner says: Swarms of Mosquitoes on my patio led me to an old home remedy - Did you know that chopped up garlic makes mosquitoes disappear? I buy minced, dried garlic at local Fiesta grocery stores and sprinkle it around on my patio. I have to stand back as I am using it - mosquitoes will literally swarm out of your plants and bushes to get away from the smell. Works like a charm!!
Organic Mosquito Control - how to keep mosquitoes away from your patio naturally.
Natural mosquito repelling plants -- I posted this in Animal Medicine since mosquitoes are a concern for dog and cat owners, as carriers of heartworms... basil, lemongrass, citronella plant/grass, rosemary, catnip, marigolds, garlic, tansies (mums).