26 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Plant Around Your Yard

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Hibiscus And More blog shares a list of plants that you can add to your yard around your home that will repel mosquitoes.

This is an organic, low maintenance and chemical free  to control mosquitoes that could possibly carry the West Nile virus.

Female mosquitoes pierces the upper layer of your skin with her proboscis, a straw-like mouth part that allows her to drink fluids. Once the proboscis breaks through the epidermis, the mosquito uses it to search for a blood vessel in the dermal layer underneath.

When she locates a vessel, the mosquito releases some of her saliva into the wound. Mosquito saliva contains an anti-coagulant that keeps your blood flowing until she is finished with her meal.  Read more: Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch?

West Nile virus is a potentially serious illness.

Experts believe WNV is established as a seasonal epidemic in North America that flares up in the summer and continues into the fall as quoted by the Centers Of Disease Control and Prevention



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Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme Plant – FANTASTIC! – 3″ Pot

Herb Lemon Grass 1000 Seeds by David’s Garden Seeds


Lemon Robert Scented Leaf Geranium – Repels Mosquitos -Inside/Out- One Quart Pot

Herb Mexican Mint Marigold Gold 500 Seeds by David’s Garden Seeds

Outsidepride Peppermint – 5000 Seeds

Eucalyptus polyanthemos-Silver Dollar Eucalyptus Tree 25+ seeds