By K.M. Chaudary / AP A man and boys walk on a street covered with rose petals spread by wholesale dealers for them to dry and then be supplied to markets, Sunday, April 10, on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakistan. A road in Lahore makes it easy to stop and smell the roses
Lavender: “Lavender has a fragrant smell that deters mosquitoes,” garden lifestyle expert Carmen Johnston says. “I have this planted in clusters at the entryway of my garden, and I love those purple blooms. It likes to be hot and dry, so it’s perfect for summer.” You can also apply lavender oil to your skin as a natural repellent.