Who said pest control had to smell like toxic chemicals? Mother Nature Network says you can repel moths, fleas, flies, and mosquitoes with a fragrant and beautiful lavender plant in your house. It’s a gorgeous plant to have and these pests hate it. So, definitely a win-win.
It might smell minty fresh to you, but peppermint is a smell that insects hate. Keep potted peppermint (otherwise, it can become very invasive) in your garden or home to repel unwanted mosquitoes, spiders, and other pests.
You know how you use citronella candles in the summer to keep the bugs away? Well, the citrus smell that comes from these candles is actually from lemongrass. So if you want to keep pests away in your garden or home, plant one of these pretty grasses.
4. Agastache cana (aka mosquito plant)
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