We all cringe at the sight of a mosquito.
Are you sick of these pests flying around and bugging you as you try to enjoy a barbecue or a simple day outside?
Well, join the group here. So, what exactly makes mosquitoes want to leech blood off us? Believe it or not, humans exude an odor that is very attractive to mosquitoes when they sweat. So, technically the person who actively sweats.
There is luck, as there are scents mosquitoes cannot tolerate, making them want to flee and stay away from your backyard and you and your family. There are plants that emit strong scents that will repel the suckers.
Each of them are enhanced when herbs are planted around the yard. You could even crush the leaves over your skin, that way the smell is seeped into your pores to prevent mosquitoes from biting you.
Plant #1: Lemon Balm
Plant #2: Catnip
Plant #3: Basil
Plant #4: Lavender
Plant #5: Peppermint
Plant #6: Citrosum
Plants #7 and 8: Rosemary & Sage
I hope these tips will give you a head start in protecting yourself from mosquitoes.
Do not forget to crush plants against your skin for the highest benefit. That will keep the mosquitoes away from you and your lovely garden.