Mosquito Repellent Plants Indoor and outdoors [ Plant List ]

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Mosquito Repellent Plants Indoor and Outdoor

There are ways to keep mosquitoes and other insects away from home besides drowning yourself in bug spray and using other mosquito repellent products.

You can try installing some of these Mosquito Repellent Plants Indoor and outdoor and see the results with your own eyes.

Mosquito Repellent Plants

It is not possible for you to cover yourself all the time while sitting in the garden, neither liquid repellent is the solution. So, what about having plants that repel mosquitoes and flies – they will help you get the best garden experience as there would be no more bites and buzzing.

1. Tea tree

Other than a bunch of health benefits, tea tree does not let mosquitoes live too. The oil has a strong smell that mosquitoes tend to run away easily. Tea tree is also effective for those who have been bitten by mosquitoes or going through related allergies.

Mosquito Repellent Plants Indoor

2. Garlic

Garlic is popularly known for its therapeutic properties – it is also a wonderful anti-bacterial.

If you do not know, plant some garlic plants in your garden so that you can get rid of mosquitoes naturally.

Mosquito Repellent Plants Indoor

3. Basil

Enjoy delicious pesto dishes, and keep mosquitoes at bay, with this insect-repelling herb. Basil is one of the few herbs in which you don’t have to crush the leaves to reap its benefits.

Mosquito Repellent Plants Indoor

4. Citronella

Citronella is one of the most common ingredients in insect repellents, due to its strong smell, which masks mosquito attractants.

The perennial clumping grass grows 5 to 6 feet and can be planted in the ground or kept in large pots.

Mosquito Repellent Plants Indoor

5. Rosemary

It is also a herb that contains wonderful properties to keep mosquitoes away, forever. It is simple to plant as well.

The woody smell keeps all the unwanted bugs away that’s why farmers love planting in their fields too.

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