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.
Natural Repellant. Top of the list for a organic remedy! 5 drops of Lavender Essential Oil 5 drops of Citronella essential oil 3 – 4 Tbsp Vanilla Extract 4-5 Tbsp. Lemon Juice or 5 drops of Lemon Essential Oil Instructions Mix all of the above ingredients in a spray bottle and fill the rest up with water (or a mix of water and vodka, or a mix of water and witch hazel). spacesrefined
Keep the cats out of the kids sandbox with Coleus Canina (aka Scaredy Cat Plant): An attractive foliage plant, Coleus canina also has a smell abhorrent to cats. The plant has striking grey-green foliage, which gives off a strong aroma especially when touched and in summer it produces heads of lovely pale blue flowers. If planted in a container this can be moved around the garden protecting different areas from cats. Thankfully it only smells to humans when touched.
Hydrangeas from Cuttings - (1) cut from plant as shown in picture (2) remove all leaves except the top two (3) cut off the top half of the two remaining leaves (4) put in pot with soil in shadded area & keep soul moist but not wet ***New leaf buds form after roots & then can continue care for normal plant...