Mosquito Repelling Plants Smell Great And Keep Pests At Bay

Nothing can ruin an evening outside like swarming bugs.  Enjoy a worry-free get-together thanks to these mosquito repelling plants.


How many times have your cookout or backyard party guests been accosted by summer’s favorite enemy…the mosquito? They buzz around our heads, fall in our drinks and when they bite, it leaves an itchy mess behind. And let’s admit that the smell of sprays and citronella and the annoying “ZZZT” of the zapper are not conducive to a relaxing evening. Coughing every time that the wind blows the smoke from the candle my way or being sticky from bug spray isn’t exactly my ideas of fun.

Thankfully, the folks over at Woman’s Day understand the struggle and they are providing a great solution for you.  All you need to do is dot your garden or deck with some fragrant plants that are natural repellents to those pesky critters.  Many of these are edible too, providing you with lovely greenery that has multiple uses. You can find all of these plants at your local home improvement store, so you’ll be set to have a night out in no time.

Now you’ll be able to entertain without the threat of mosquitos ruining your evening. And you’ve got some nice scenery to add to the backyard theme too. Not to mention, think how much money you’ll save on bug spray!



5 Mosquito repelling plants are:

  • Lavender
  • Lemon Balm
  • Basil
  • Catnip
  • Mint

Head on over to Woman’s Day for more details on the attributes of each of these lovely plants.


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