Perfect For Your Garden: Mosquito-Repelling Plants

Do you have a garden? Or perhaps you just like plants and flowers in the little corners of your home. Here’s a great tip!


Outdoor entertaining is one of the great joys of spring and summer. Until, of course, the bugs invade.In place of spray and pesticides, try a cluster of mosquito-repelling potted plants.

Grouped together near a seating area on your deck or patio, they make a pretty and lush addition to your outdoor landscape while also protecting you and your guests. Check out One Kings Lane’s article Easy Update: Mosquito-Repelling Potagerie for more information about how a trio of lush potted plants will have you saying good-bye to bug spray!


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Perfect For Your Garden: Mosquito-Repelling Plants — 20 Comments

  1. I knew about citronella- we always used to burn those citronella candles on the porch back in the day when we went away for summer. But I didn’t know there were other plants that worked, too. Thanks!

  2. I had no idea that some plants repelled mosquitoes! And they are beautiful! I live in Utah by the Salt Lake, so there are always so many mosquitoes.

  3. I would love to have one of mosquito reppeling plants cause i hate it when those pesky mosquito bites

  4. This is a great idea! I’m going to look into purchasing some for my backyard! We have soooo many mosquitoes!

  5. this is great for people who live on the water! mosquitos are crazy here in the summer evenings and instead of wearing nasty bug repellent, you can have nice looking plants instead!

  6. Well, I really need to get some of these around my house, we always have mosquitoes around. I also really like the idea of catnip, my cat would be in love AND I can get rid of mosquitoes! That’s a win in my book.

  7. I hate mosquitoes and I need to get those plants. Good to know there are plants that repel mosquitoes. Thanks for the tips.

  8. i never knew there are mosquitoes repelling plants i am extremly sick of them its a great idea now i can get rid of them thanks a bunch

  9. I think this is fantastic! Thank You so much for telling us. We have mosquitos so bad.. I am definitely going to try this!

  10. I live in the woods, and the mosquitos are AWFUL! I never knew there were plants that repelled them. Thanks for the tips!

  11. never thought of putting mosquito repellent plants in pots. perfect for the patio

  12. I had no idea that there were mosquito repelling plants. This is great for people who live in an area where there are a lot of mosquitoes. Thank you for sharing this post.