We usually ring in summer with open doors to let in friends, and open windows to catch a breeze. But during these hot months when we quite literally open up our homes, pesky bugs seem to think the invitation is open to them as well.
During the summer, mosquitoes, flies and spiders wander in and often give you a scare. Of course, you can always grab the insect repellent, but do you really want to spray that around the home? When it comes to dealing with sensitive places like the kitchen, for example, you definitely don’t want to be spraying that stuff around.
Instead, bring some harmless garden plants into your home that the insects can’t stand. It’s going to add some color to your space, sometimes provide fresh cooking herbs, and always keep bugs at bay. Check out our list below to see which plants you should keep in the house to keep pests out.
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