Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant.

Mosquito repellant

Mosquito Repellant Plants for the patio.... bug off!!!

Mosquito Repellent Plants

Plant a garden full of mosquito repelling plants so you can actually enjoy being outdoors :) ##Beautiful_GardenTop_Garden #Garden_Tips #All_Garden_Ideas #Best_of_gardening

for the back yard- plant lemon grass for privacy and to keep the mosquitos away

Zebra Hollyhocks are perennials that bloom all summer long. They are easy to grow, self seed, are drought tolerant, and attract butterflies. They grow in sun to part shade and get 2-4' tall. Great for perennial beds, cottage gardens, borders, and rock gardens. Zones 4-8

Clove and lime to get rid of mosquitoes. Who knew? All-natural and non-toxic!

Use rope lighting to line your garden. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

Muhlenbergia capillaris “Pink Muhly Grass” - Also known as "Cotton Candy Grass" Renowned for its heat, humidity, drought, poorly drained clay & sand tolerance & deer resistance, this fantastic thing bursts into a 3’ x 3’ cotton candy cloud of shimmery little pink flowers from September to December.

Tic Tac Toe Garden Table. DIY outdoor game set with natural stump and hand-painted honeybee and ladybug stone pieces.

DIY Citronella grass for your yard Citronella grass is a "clumping" grass that grows between 5 and 6 feet tall, so it makes a great border for any property line or works well as an accent in gardens. And since it's the stuff that store-bought citronella candles are mimicked after (careful, though, because those often don't have any actual citronella in them, but instead are citronella "scented"), why not go with the real deal?

MOSQUITO REPELLING PLANTS Citronella, Lemon Eucalyptus, Cinnamon, Castor, Rosemary, Lemongrass, Cedar, Peppermint, Clove, Geranium, Verbena, Pennyroyal, Lavender, Basil, Thyme, and Garlic Front porch and backyard :)

5 pound bags of Baking Soda at Costco for less than $5.00 - then : Sweep Baking Soda into Sidewalk Cracks to Discourage Weeds. Simply pour or sweep a thick layer of baking soda into sidewalk and patio cracks. The baking soda will kill any small weeds that are already there, and prevent new ones from sprouting

Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola’ (Golden Japanese forest grass)

Patio decor

pics of plants for waterfalls | Here is a dry waterfall created under a downspout as a functional ...

Epsom salts help grass produce vitamins and also prevents unwanted pests without the use of traps or chemical poisons.

DIY The Retreat Garden Bench. Patio furniture is so damn expensive... maybe I can find some cheap bricks and build my OWN benches, BITCH! >:-D

Tomato Container Gardening: Tricks for Growing Patio Tomatoes

How to grow ginger in a patio container. Such a cool article. I'll never have to buy ginger at a store again.