Better Home Gardens: Grow your own lemongrass! Growing lemongrass is child’s play. All you need to do is plonk the stalks that you buy at the supermarket into a jar filled with about an inch or so of water and just watch it grow!
Walkers Low times more effective in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent
Herbs like rosemary, lemon grass & garlic chives can feature as the star attraction in large pots. Partner with a cascading plant like variegated mother of herbs, sweet potato vine or licorice vine. Should help with mosquitos as well.
A trio of mosquito repelling potted plants (citronella, aka West Indian lemongrass, catnip, & cascading geranium). Perfect for the back porch.
Plant lemongrass and rosemary in pots, containers or in flower beds on your balcony or in your garden to have a mosquito free summer! You can use them as herbs in cooking as well. Remember to brush them to release more of their fragrance before your outdoor activity. - Gardening Dreams