When Nature Helps Us Out – 10 Plants that Keep Mosquitoes Away

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Summer is here! And with summer also those nasty insects that bother us no matter what our activities are: playing, sleeping, reading, eating. And which is the one insect that leaves red, itching marks on our skin? The mosquitoes, of course. Even though you installed mosquitoes nest to your doors and windows and even use different sprays to get rid of them, the final result was not good. This is when nature comes to our help.  Use mosquito repellent plants to get rid of mosquitoes. Discover a few examples of plants that you can grow around your home or just purchase.

Lavender

Keep all those mosquitoes away using lavender plants. It will give an amazing smell to your garden and home and will also keep mosquitoes away from your skin.

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Geraniums

Geraniums is a colorful plant that will help you also to keep all those mosquitoes away. You can plant them in your garden or pots and keep them close to your windows and doors.

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Garlic

Add garlic in flower pots on your windows and I can assure you that you won’t have trouble with those nasty insects.

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Marigolds

Marigolds flowers are the main ingredient in different medical treatments. They are also used as an ingredient in mosquitoes sprays.

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Walnut Leaves

If you are from the countryside you know that there are a few saying regarding walnut leaves. It is said that if you wash your hair with water where you added a few walnut leaves your hair will grow thick and strong. They also say that if you add some leaves to the doors and windows the mosquitoes won’t bother you.

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Citronella

Experts say that citronella is the best natural repellant for mosquitoes. You can grow citronella in pots or your garden around your house.

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Mint

Mint, with specific odor or is another plant that can be a barrier to uninvited insects and housing. You can grow mint in pots and around your home.

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Basil

Basil will keep mosquitoes away due to its powerful odor.

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Rosemary

Don’t use rosemary only in the kitchen. Due to its powerful aroma, the mosquitoes will stay away from your home.

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Thyme

As rosemary, thyme is an aromatic plant that can be used in the kitchen and also as a mosquito repellant.

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