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Repelling gnats outdoors: try adding plants known for their gnat-repellent qualities: Geraniums, Lemon Thyme, Lavender, Mexican Marigold.
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Zonal geraniums (Pelargonium x hortorum) stand out among other geraniums with their very large flower clusters and circular, dark green leaf markings. They are widely grown as annual bedding or ...
Geraniums planted outside will help repel gnats from your yard.
Great geranium for South's hot summer days! Keeps on Blooming....just pinch back for more blooms and bushy plants!!
Care of Martha Washington Geraniums
Outdoor Plants That Repel Gnats
Gnat repelling plants. Yes.
Outside Plants That Repel Gnats
6 Insect Repellent Plants to Grow; repel mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, fleas, and more
Gardens Ideas, Insects Repellent, Green Thumb, Houses, Keep Bugs Away, Repellent Insects, Chrysanthemums, Repellent Mosquitoes, Patio Plants
If it keeps bugs away I'm in!!!!! 6 Plants That Repel Insects
6 Insect Repellent Plants To Grow – repel: mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, fleas & more… I don't have a green thumb but these are worth a try and they look nice too!
How to Repel Insects with plants: 6 Insect Repellent Plants to Grow; repel mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, fleas, and more
6 PLANTS THAT REPEL INSECTSFeverfewFeverfew is great for repelling mosquitoes and other flying biting insects. It is ideal for planting around outdoor seating areas, pathways and close to doorways and windows; for maximum benefit, plant in conjunction with citronella grass and lavender (see below).In addition to its insect repellent qualities, feverfew also has many medicinal uses. It is historically used to help treat nervous disorders, headaches and it also works as a laxative and helps ease bloating.Pyrethrum also known as ChrysanthemumPyrethrum helps to repel a whole host of insects and bugs, including: aphids, leafhoppers, spider mites, harlequin bugs and ticks.Pyrethrum is best used as a ‘companion plant’ to protect other plants with its insect repellent properties. It is planted close to plants which are affected by the insects above.Additionally a natural pesticide can be made with pyrethrum flowers. The flowers need to be dried and crushed and mixed with water. It is beyond the scope of this article to give specific instructions on potency etc., so please carry out further research before trying this, as even though the pesticide is completely natural, it can still be harmful to humans in certain situations.PennyroyalPennyroyal helps to repel mosquitoes, gnats and also ticks and fleas!Pennyroyal is often used in commercial natural insect repellent creams and sprays. Pennyroyal is great to plant in the garden, but it is best utilized as a topical insect repellent applied to the skin.If you crush pennyroyal leaves and rub them onto your skin, this acts as an effective insect repellent. Additionally, you can also crush the stems and put them in pockets, bags and hats.Crushed pennyroyal leaves and stems can also be rubbed on dogs to help repel ticks and fleas. Actually you will often see dogs rubbing in pennyroyal patches when outdoors.LavenderLavender is most useful for repelling mosquitoes and gnats when planted in the garden; it can also be planted in pots and placed by doorways and windows. As with feverfew and citronella grass; lavender is best planted in the garden around seated and eating areas and also around windows and doors.Cut and or dried lavender can also be placed on windowsills to stop mosquitoes entering the house. Additionally, dried lavender flowers can also be used in wardrobes to repel moths and keep clothes smelling fresh.Lavender also smells amazing and has many medicinal properties, it aids relaxation and helps promote restful sleep.MarigoldsAs with pyrethrum, marigolds are best used as a ‘companion plant’ to help protect other plants; however, marigolds do also have some mosquito repellent properties, so it’s a bit of an all-rounder.Marigolds contain a chemical compound called thiopenes in the roots. This plant repels aphids, cabbage maggots, white flies and many other pests. Marigolds are particularly good at protecting tomato plants.Citronella grassCitronella grass is an old favourite; everyone knows it is commonly used as an insect repellent in outdoor candles, which are used around outdoor eating and seating areas. Citronella grass is a great mosquito repellent and it can be planted and used in a similar way as citronella candles, to keep flying insects away.For best results, plant citronella grass in the garden and use in conjunction with feverfew and lavender.Additionally, citronella grass has also been found to have a calming effect on barking dogs, which is worth considering if you have a dog which barks excessively day and night. Your neighbours might thank you for at least giving it a try!
6 Insect Repellent Plants To Grow repel: mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, fleas & more... Lavender, pennyroyal, feverfew, chrysanthemum, marigold, citronella grass
32 Of The Best DIY Backyard Games You Will Ever Play
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32 Of The Best DIY Backyard Games You Will Ever Play #diygames #backyardparties @weberke Graduation Party Ideas?
32 Of The Best DIY Backyard Games You Will Ever Play... I LOVE the idea of the giant chess board (would turn it into giant checkers), giant kerplunk, the giant scrabble board, and giant jenga. A great way to have fun outside and get kids away from technology
32 Fun DIY Backyard Games To Play (for kids & adults!)
32 Of The Best DIY Backyard Games You Will Ever Play UPDATE: This website wasn't very clear, but the final project was totally successful!
32 Fun DIY Backyard Games To Play (for kids & adults!)
Easy ways to save money on everything from vacations, to kids, to cars and more. Great ideas!
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"35 Easy Ways to Save Money". Lots of great money saving tips in this pin. Great for people who want to cut their expenses!
Easy ways to save money on everything from vacations, to kids, to cars and more. Great ideas! - Even if you just use 1- good ideas
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Best Money Saving Tips, Coupons & Samples - Easy ways to save money on EVERYTHING. Great ideas!
35 easy ways to save money
11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes
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11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes - I am going to surround my patio with Mosquito repelling plants next spring/summer.
Plant a garden full of mosquito repelling plants so you can actually enjoy being outdoors #gardening
Must see if this is really true ... Mosquitoes EAT me alive! 11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes. I will plant 1 of each of these plants in the front and back yards
11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes! These would be great to plant or store around outdoor entertaining areas. #mosquitoes #plants
11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes | Herbs and Oils Hub
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Good simple beginner vegetable garden
Vegetable Garden Planning for Beginners ~ Great Resource | Auntie Dogma's Garden Spot
Good beginner garden layout, also great starting gardening tips
gardening tips for our veggie garden
Vegetable Gardening for beginners
Garden Planner ~ Farmers Almanac
Vegetable garden planning: beginning gardening
Choose these crops for first time success in the garden! (great ideas for kiddos in the garden!)
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Easy crops for first time success in the garden!
Vegetable Gardening Beginners Crops That Get Results
Easy garden growing tips
12 Fail Proof Food Crops
Fail proof my ass... I don't have a green thumb, but worth a try.
12 fail proof crops for first time gardeners Choose these crops for first time success in the garden!
The Easiest Vegetables to Grow
A Framed Lobelia
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I like the idea of hanging an old frame with a bucket of flowers
DIY Gardening #64: Hanging flower pot in picture frame
A Framed Lobelia... Like the framed hanging basket idea
I love this idea for my greenhouse! A different "framed plant each month.This is will be fun! A Framed Lobelia Would look awesome on my front porch!
just helped #FeedABee & you can too! Visit www.FeedABee.com to learn how you can help grow 50 million #flowers for #bees in 2015.
Feed a Bee
Anything and everything you need to know about growing hydrangeas: www.bhg.com/...
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Gardeners Guide to Hydrangeas
Anything and everything you need to know about growing hydrangeas: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/trees-shrubs-vines/shrubs/hydrangea-guide/?socsrc=bhgpin040115hydrangeaguide, gardening ideas, how to garden
Learn how to care for and choose Hydrangeas: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/trees-shrubs-vines/shrubs/hydrangea-guide/?socsrc=bhgpin040714guidetohydrangeas. One of my favorite flowers!!
How to Care for and Choose Hydrangeas
Thinking about building your own rain barrel to save on your water bill? Good idea. DIY rain barrels have become an extremely popular way to collect rainwater to keep your garden watered for free. ...
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10 DIY Rain Barrels
10 Easy Ways to Build Your Own Rain Barrel
20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas
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20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas - Diapers Retain Moisture Diapers aren’t just for doo doo! Place one in the bottom of a potted plant to help it retain moisture for longer. This would be great for those summer annuals that require daily watering.
Use diapers to retain moisture in container plants
Diapers retain moisture. Clever garden hack.
20 Easy and Cheap DIY Ways to Enhance The Curb Appeal. Not just gardening ideas, but other easy home improvement projects.
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Side yard ideas for Ginger lilies- they love the warmth of the bricks- and hostas 20 Easy and Cheap DIY Ways to Enhance The Curb Appeal. Not just gardening ideas, but other easy home improvement projects.
(Like the potted house #s) 20 Easy and Cheap DIY Ways to Enhance The Curb Appeal. Not just gardening ideas, but other easy home improvement projects.
20 Easy and Cheap DIY Ways to Enhance The Curb Appeal | WooHome
Growing Hydrangeas • Lots of Tips & Ideas!
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Growing Hydrangeas • Lots of Tips & Ideas! #gardening #landscaping
Start a Flower Garden
Growing Hydrangeas Lots of Tips Ideas!
My favorite flower: Growing Hydrangeas • Lots of Tips & Ideas!
Exterior Reveal: DIY Curb Appeal on a budget. How she completely transformed her house for under $500.
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Blooming trees for front yard
Exterior Reveal: DIY Curb Appeal on a budget #curbappeal
Home by Ally: Exterior Reveal: DIY Curb Appeal on a budget
20 Ways to Add Curb Appeal On A Budget
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A great way to allow folks to take a little peek at your garden and light the way safely to your front door.
Install outdoor lighting - Low-voltage landscape lighting makes a huge impact on your home's curb appeal while also providing safety and security. Fixtures can add accent lighting to trees or the house or can illuminate a walking path. If you aren't able to use lights that require wiring, install solar fixtures (but understand that their light levels are not as bright or as reliable).
Add lighting in the front yard
20 Low Budget Ways To Add Curb Appeal -
Create and Care For a Lavender Hedge. Lavender plants are generally easy to care for. Learn how to create a fragrant and beautiful lavender hedge, and maintain it for years to come
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CREATE AND CARE FOR A LAVENDER HEDGE; Create and Care For a Lavender Hedge Lavender plants are generally easy to care for. Learn how to create a fragrant and beautiful lavender hedge, and maintain it for years to come //Great Gardens Ideas //
CREATE AND CARE FOR A LAVENDER HEDGE; Create and Care For a Lavender Hedge Lavender plants are generally easy to care for. Learn how to create a fragrant and beautiful lavender hedge, and maintain it for years to come.. NEXT TO HOUSE????????
Create and Care For a Lavender Hedge
Mailbox Garden - Spruce up your mailbox with some flowers by creating a base garden with retaining wall blocks.
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cute mailbox idea. this one's for the front yard!
Mailbox Garden--Spruce up your mailbox with some flowers by creating a base garden with retaining wall blocks. Maybe Shell would like this curb appeal around their clematis planted mailbox
Flower bed and Mailbox idea - shall have this done soon
Mailbox Garden: This would look great with the raised beds in our front yard.
One day I'll have a mail box Mailbox Garden - Spruce up your mailbox with some flowers by creating a base garden with retaining wall blocks.
New and ...Improving?: Send us Cards in our pretty new Mailbox!!
Hostas always look so good around the bottom of the trees, and they love the shade they make for them : )
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Hostas around front tree
Variegated Hostas Landscaping Ideas | And hostas around my 2 backyard trees. There's 3 varieties around the ...
Hostas around trees | looking at puting hostas around my 2 front yard trees. There are 3 varieties around this tree.
8 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants for the Busy Gardener » Curbly | DIY Design Community
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8 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants for your front yard! Get your #landscaping supplies from RoyalEdge.co.uk!
Hosta - Popular shade plant. Cannot go wrong with any selection.
Shade Garden Ideas - Creative Garden Tips - How You Can Use A Beautiful Garden That Makes Your Buddies Jealous | Garden Landscaping Ideas
Love the Hosta plants. 8 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants for the Busy Gardener » Curbly | DIY Design Community
8 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants for the Busy Gardener Hosta #gardens
Clematis growing on a wire frame around the tree
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Wire frame (or chicken wire) around tree is invisible...could work on the wood fence too. Great idea for clematis.
Love this wire around the tree with clematis....just need a green thumb!
Clematis growing on a wire frame around the tree. Great idea to add some color to the bottom of your trees! Just wrap 2-3 feet of chicken wire around the tree trunk!
Clematis growing on wire frame around a tree - from Terie's garden in New York - Fine Gardening
A wire frame around this tree trunk is virtually invisible, and creates a great trellis effect for purple clematis...
great gardening ideas Wire frame around tree is invisible - are these climatus? Really, that would be awesome...but wonder about the squirrels.
15 Easy DIY Projects to Make Your Backyard Awesome • A great roundup that has tons of Ideas and Tutorials for you!
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15 Easy DIY Projects to Make Your Backyard Awesome This Coming Year! A great roundup that has tons of Ideas and Tutorials for you! #outdoor #backyard #DIY
15 Easy DIY Projects to Make Your Backyard Projects
15 Easy DIY Projects to Make Your Backyard Awesome • A great roundup that has tons of Ideas and Tutorials for you! Love the fire pit
Love this idea!
Gardens Ideas, Pole Beans, Hanging Plants, Mornings Glories, For Kids, Green Beans, Grand Kids, Beans Teep, Sweet Peas
Grow your own tee pee, use ivy or morning glory or green beans hide in the forest for kids to find
Maybe add a hanging plant from the top and do pole beans
Pole Bean Tepee, could be sweet with sweet peas.
Do this for the grand kids this year!!! :) Grow your own tee pee! Maybe add a hanging plant from the top and do climbing peas around the bottom.
Garden ideas, grow a creeping plant up a teepee! Would be great for the green beans
Amazing Ideas For Your Yard - 20 Pics
20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas