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  • Kelly Murray

    Mosquitoes | Lemongrass repels mosquitoes. Plant in pots on your porch or patio.

  • Pat Carlson

    5 Easy to Grow Mosquito-Repellingn Plants. (other good links at the bottom of the page, too) Garden Ideas

  • Michelle Ethridge-Craycraft

    Plants that repel mosquitos~ Lemongrass~ a must for the front and back yards!

  • Nicki Royce

    Citronella grass is a natural mosquito repellent. I don't have a green thumb but if I did....!!!!

  • Heather Glidewell

    MOSQUITO REPELLING PLANTS: Citronella, Horsemint, Marigolds, Ageratum, Catnip, Lemon Eucalyptus, Cinnamon, Castor, Rosemary, Lemongrass, Cedar, Peppermint, Clove, Geranium, Verbena, Pennyroyal, Lavender, Basil, Thyme, & Garlic. *NOTE: Citronella AKA West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant & the source for citronella oil. Catnip is said to be10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Cascading Geranium, will flow over its pot & add a pungent floral scent.

  • Tina Persinger

    Lemongrass to repel mosquitoes. Considering I hate bugs, this is a great idea!

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Plant these in the garden to repel mosquitoes - wont get rid of them completely, but every little bit helps! All these plants really need to have some direct sunlight on them during the day to get them to grow, even in Houstons tropical climate. ~ Houston Foodlovers

It's hard to believe that we could have a mosquito problem in This South Texas drought, but it's summertime. Try planting Citronella grass, lemon grass, marigolds, floss flowers, horse mint, or catnip to help improve your odds at repelling mosquitoes. (Floss flowers are pictured).

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Most have a nice fragrance and some even attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

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