natural plant repellants

Lavender oil keeps hinders’s mosquito’s ability to smell! This plant is very tough and drought-resistant once established, and only needs full sun and good drainage.
Rosemary is a familiar woody scented herb that also keeps mosquitoes at bay. They thrive in containers, which is perfect for those frosty winders. They make great boarders and can be cut into any shape.
The aniseed smell the basil leaves give off are what keep pests at bay. So plant them near your outdoor eating area or in a pot on the table. This herb likes to be kept damp, needs good drainage, and enjoys lots of sun. You can plant basil in containers or in the garden around your outdoor entertaining area.

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