Plant these in the garden to repel mosquitoes - won't get rid of them completely, but every little bit helps! All these plants really need to have some direct sunlight on them during the day to get them to grow, even in Houston's tropical climate. ~ Houston Foodlovers
How to keep pests out of your garden...including: Cutworms destroying your tomato plants? Cut a toilet paper roll in half and press half-way into the soil around each seedling as you plant them. It will serve as a barrier and is biodegradable to boot.