With the weather getting nicer and nicer, we tend to stay outside as long as we only can. That, unfortunately, often mean exposing our bodies (especially our blood) to mosquitoes. These insects can be a real nightmare if you don’t do anything to repel them.
IF you enjoy reading books on your balcony or sleeping with the bedroom window left wide open, you should find out what plants can keep mosquitoes away.
This violet flowers are simply speaking adorable; they smell and look gorgeous! However, insects do not share this point of view. Keep some of them on your window sill or terrace and mosquitoes will soon disappear.
This plant can grow on your balcony of the kitchen window sill. And there are at least three reasons you should have it. First, it comes in handy when you cook. Second, it smells wonderful. And third, it effectively repels mosquitoes.
It has a very strong fragrance that attracts cats and puts off insects. Once planted in your garden, the perennial can be overwintered till the next season. You need to be careful, though! Getting rid of mosquitoes automatically means luring cats, for which the plant is like a drug.
#4 Spur flower
This decorative plant with long hanging leaves if often selected for our balconies and floral designs. Its smell effectively repels mosquitoes.
Fans of home-made preserves know this herb very well. Apart from this application, fennel is also a good anti-mosquito agent if grown in your garden or on your balcony. Before you use it to spice some food, it will keep the insects at bay.
Its beautiful flowers will enchant anyone looking at your balcony, giving it a more intense look. Apart from its aesthetic value, pelargonium also repels mosquitoes. Its scent will keep them far far away from your windows
#7 Common tansyThis herb is an effective measure against a variety of bugs, insects and spiders. Growing it in a pot on your balcony, you can also make use of it to prepare an anti-tick spray, to protect yourself any time you go to the woods.
#8 Stork’s bill
Everybody who is really health-aware knows this plant very well. This plant is very easy to cultivate. It is often kept in bedrooms due to its healing properties. In the summer, however, you can put it outside so that it won’t let any mosquitoes in.
Did you know…?
Once you are in a forest, look for the bird cherry flowers. Their smell masks our own smell and mosquitoes won’t detect you. When the bird cherry is no longer in bloom, on the edge of the forest you might find herb-Robert. Once crushed and smeared, it gives off a smell that also protects against mosquitoes.