Mosquitoes are annoying and can be dangerous too. But, did you know that certain plants can repel them naturally?
Citronella grass is one of the best mosquito repellent plants. Its strong scent can confuse mosquitoes and prevent them from biting you.
Lavender has a beautiful scent and it also repels mosquitoes. Its essential oil can be used as a natural mosquito repellent.
Basil is another herb that mosquitoes hate. Planting it in your garden or keeping a pot on your windowsill can help keep mosquitoes away.
Marigolds are colorful flowers that can also repel mosquitoes. They contain pyrethrum, a compound that is used in mosquito repellents.
Lemon balm has a strong citrus scent that mosquitoes dislike. Planting it in your garden or keeping a pot on your windowsill can help repel mosquitoes naturally.
Peppermint is a popular herb that has a refreshing scent and can also repel mosquitoes. Its essential oil can be used as a natural mosquito repellent.
Rosemary is an herb that is commonly used in cooking, but it can also repel mosquitoes. Its strong scent can mask the scent of humans and prevent mosquitoes from biting.
Catnip is a plant that cats love, but mosquitoes hate. Its essential oil is 10 times more effective than DEET, a chemical used in many mosquito repellents.
Finally, you can also plant garlic in your garden to repel mosquitoes. Its strong scent can keep mosquitoes away naturally.