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11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes
The days are finally getting longer, the snow is (slowly!) beginning to melt, and spring officially arrives in just a few days! While the prospect of warmer weather has us all a bit giddy, we can’t forget the unwelcome intruders that tag along with the sunny summer weather. Yes, we are talking about mosquitoes, and everybody knows that they can be a huge nuisance. However, using chemical products to keep them away is not on the top of everyone’s wish list. Read on for some ideas of plants that repel mosquitoes – naturally! Citronella Chances are, you’ve heard of this one before- it’s one of the most common ingredients in most mosquito repellents. You can actually buy live citronella plants from this page on Amazon. Lemon Balm Another great choice for a mosquito repelling plant is lemon balm. Catnip Your feline friends will be happy to know that catnip is a great mosquito deterrent! Marigolds A bright, hardy annual plant, marigolds are a great choice for repelling mosquitoes. Basil Lavender

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Mosquito Repellent Plants Mosquito Repellent Plants As summer fast approaches, I would like to suggest plants that will repel mosquitoes in your landscape and how to use these plants to enjoy the outdoors during summer. In addition to the plants that repel mosquitoes I would like to suggest additional, eco-friendly ways to keep mosquitoes from your outdoor living spaces. The picture on the left is Ageratum.

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