Mosquito Repelling Plants

As anybody who lives here knows, mosquitos can be itchy nuisances when trying to enjoy the outdoors in summer. Sometimes chemical sprays are not always the right answer. There are plants you can use to help deter them from hanging around your space as well as apply to your skin to keep them away from you.

Bee Balm
Mint
Lavender*
Lemon Grass
Rosemary*
Basil*
Catnip/Catmint*
Lemon Balm*
Citronella Geranium
Citronella Grass*
Cedar Trees
Marigolds
Ageratum

*plants that can be used on your skin as repellent

These plants can be used throughout the yard or just in specific spots. Great for planters on the patio or smaller pots as a centrepiece on the table, or for planting in the garden.