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Herbs that keep mosquitoes away

Did you know that herbs keep mosquitoes away? This is a great tip for your garden or front porch plus the added benefit of fresh herbs!

Check out these Herbs that keep mosquitoes away. I went to visit my parents this weekend and was very impressed with their new herb garden.  In fact, it gave me “herb envy” 🙂 I asked why they had so many herbs, as they never have had this many fresh herbs before and my mom told me that they are great for keeping mosquitoes away!

Herbs that keep mosquitoes away:

In fact, peppermint, oregano, basil and rosemary are not only in great for cooking but also for keeping away those pesky mosquitoes!  They stay away from these herbs so if you pot them near your porch and deck you should be able to enjoy your summer evenings a little more!

Thanks, Mom, for sharing this fabulous tip!

Did you know that herbs keep mosquitoes away? Not only does it work but you can have some great herbs to use too!

You may want to check out my post on other ways to keep mosquitos away too!

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  1. I’d be really interested to see if this works here in FL, AKA mosquito heaven. I wonder how many plants it would take to mosquito proof our front porch???

  2. I have citronella plants at all my outside doors. My kids will pluck a leaf and rub it on their legs before they head out in the yard.

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