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Grow Your Own Mosquito Repellent: Lemon balm is a valuable ally against biting insects, and a gentle curative.


Use a lemon, orange or a grapefruit to start your seedlings. Plant the entire thing in the ground and the peels will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow..

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Indoor Meyer Lemon Trees for Winter

Indoor Meyer Lemon Trees for Winter | The Kitchn


20 Plants that Repel Mosquitoes

20 Plants that Repel Mosquitoes. Great plants and flowers that repel mosquitoes in your backyard.

Catnip- 10 times more effective than DEET at repelling mosquitoes!


Website that lists plants that can grow in tough conditions (dry shade, etc)

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Mosquito Repellent Plants: 7 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes & Bugs

6 Insect Repellent Plants To Grow repel: mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, fleas & more...


Self-Seeding Crops You’ll Never Need to Replant Manage these vigorous self-seeders so you’ll never have to buy seeds again. Letting crops flower and go to seed also supports beneficial insects! (motherearthnews)

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How to: Grow a Year-Round Salad Garden

Aside from the health and nutritional benefits of doing so, there is also something quite primal about knowing where and how your food is grown. Today I'm going to teach you how to grow your own easy to grow salad garden which will grow all year round in frost free areas.

Mosquito repelling "Creeping Thyme" plant. It has citronella oil that makes it smell lemony.FOR FRONT PORCH!

The Plantain herb has anti-bacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. You can crush it and hold it on a mosquito bite and it stops the itch.