Insect repelling plants! One of the downsides of enjoying the outdoors is dealing with mosquitoes. There are some easy-to-grow plants with mosquito repelling properties, which is a nice option before reaching for a chemical solution. Here are 5 plants presented from EarthEasy.com you can plant. Citronella Horsemint Marigolds Ageratum Catnip

Bright blooms of chrysanthemums contain pyrethrum, which is frequently used in natural insect repellents and dog shampoo. The chemical can kill and repel ants, ticks, fleas, spider mites, roaches, Japanese beetles, and even bed bugs. This characteristic makes it a popular insect-repelling companion plant in vegetable gardens, but pots brimming with colorful mums are also a welcome addition to any outdoor seating areas.

Summertime is here, which means barbeques and outdoor living.  Unfortunately, it also means mosquitoes and bug bites.   Luckily, we’ve found a easy DIY repellant that is safe, works great, and smells good too.   Woohoo! Items  4 mason jars (or old pasta sauce or jelly jars) 40 drops – Cedarwood,