This summer you can help control mosquitos without the use of bug repellent! Read here to learn about mosquito-repelling plants.
There are many plants that repel mosquitos, however here are ten of the most common examples:
Among many other benefits of natural mosquito repellents, these plants are all non-hazardous for children and pets.
Citronella is the most common natural ingredient in most mosquito repellants. It can come in many forms such as grass, small shrubs or trees. Grasses can grow up to 5-6 inches tall and can be used as ground covers.
Marigolds are another popular annual flower that that offer bright yellow or orange flowers, and they are easy to grow. Besides repelling mosquitos, they can also keep other insects away from your tomato garden. Be careful though, the bright colored blooms could attract wasps or bees!