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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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