Did you know that if you replant the top of a pineapple, not only will it grow, it grows into a very cool, modern looking house plant that you can enjoy all winter?! Visit TheGardenGlove.com for instructions.
Lemon grass is a natural mosquito repellent and grows quite tall. Plant some in deep planters and place on the patio or where you will have people sitting, and you will also have a privacy hedge with the height the grass grows. The scent is very appealing, not like sprays contains deet! It is a perennial grass so you won't have to worry about planting it again!!