It is summer season!! While we are excited for the summer we are also troubled by mosquitoes. Instead of using artificial products to avoid mosquitoes, we can grow plants in our surroundings to drive mosquitoes away.
Here are some tips which can really help you to avoid mosquitoes
Basil is a herb which is generally used as a taste quotient in Italian cuisine. And to top it all, the fragrance of the basil helps in driving mosquitoes away.
We all know catnip is a plant which is used to reduce intestinal cramps, helps digestion, causes sweating, improves appetite however little does everyone know that it also plays a major role in driving the mosquitoes away.
Everyone knows the scent of lavender is heaven but it is hell for mosquitoes. The scent of mosquitoes drives mosquitoes away as they cannot stand the fragrance of it. You can grow lavender in a pot but make sure it gets water and sun everyday
The peppermint oil usually helps to drive the mosquitoes. Well, if you are concerned about where you can find peppermints, do not worry as you can easily grow it in a mud pot but make sure the plant gets lot of sun and you water the plant daily.
5. Lemon balm
We all know lemon balm helps a lot to ease stress, cold sores, high cholesterol etc however another important reason lemon balm is used for driving mosquitoes away.