Summer is almost here, and you’ll want to spend more time outside and in your gardens. Unfortunately, so will those pesky bugs!
You can plant herbs and flowers that will help to repel those bugs, including mosquitoes, and at the same time add a touch of beauty to your backyard. Plants have unique natural abilities to emit different chemical substances that can serve as a replacement for synthetic insecticides. The best way to use some of these plants is to crush them in your hand and rub them directly onto your skin or clothes.
Below is a list that should help keep your backyard a fun, safe, and vibrant place this season.