Bug Repelling Plants



I can’t think of anything better than strategically placing bug repelling plant in my back yard. If you have an issue with insects joining your family BBQ, this post is definitely for you.

In no particular order, here are the top bug repelling plants to try:

  1. Petunias
  2. Basil
  3. Marigolds
  4. Lavender
  5. Rosemary
  6. Mint
  7. Catnip
  8. Chrysanthemums
  9. Alliums
  10. Lemongrass

Additional Tips:

  • Remove any standing water
  • Keep food covered when eating outside
  • Keep trash covered
  • Cucumber slices and chalk are effective ant repellants

I hope that you found these tips to be beneficial. Comment below and let me know if you have tried any of the plants or additional tips to ward off bugs.