Spending time outdoors in the nice weather, is a favourite thing to do, however, with that comes those buzzing and biting insects. If you have ever been sitting out in the garden or on the patio, you have probably been bitten
once or twice many times by mosquitos, then spend days itching those bites.
There are so many different ways to repel these insects but why use chemicals and sprays when you can grow our own, pest repelling plants and oil using the leaves and stems. Not only do some plants repel against certain insects but also some more pesky pests like rabbits, squirrels, mice and moles.
The next time you are sitting outside getting bitten by mosquitoes, remember this list of pest repelling plants and add some to your garden. Most are plants you may already be growing or thinking about planting. Don’t think about it, dig that hole, plant the seeds.
If the following plants actually do repel the pests, this would be perfect for apartment living.
helps repel ants, flea beetle, weevils, cockroaches
helps repel roaches, ants, ticks, silverfish, lice, fleas, bedbugs (toxic to cats)
Keep these pests out of your gardens with these handy plants:
helps repels insects, may keep cats out of your garden
helps repel potato beetle, and spider mites
helps repel rabbits, mice, moles, squirrels
helps repels slugs and snails
helps repel carrot fly, codling moth, snails, root maggots, and rabbits
repels moths, fleas, and flies, also helps with cats and squirrels
repellent to many pests
As much as we think squirrels and rabbits are cute, they are far from cute when they damage or ruin your hard work in the garden.
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