If you have cats, chances are you already have catnip growing around your house. Catnip is actually a really pretty plant that blooms during the summer months. If your cats get into it, catnip becomes even more effective as the cats will have the scent all over them and will spread it throughout your yard and home.
These are just a few of the plants that can be used in your yard in order to deter mosquitoes. There are several others that you may want to consider as well including mint, lemon balm, marigolds, lavender, garlic, pennyroyal, geraniums, and lilac.
If you find that you are more prone to being mosquito fodder than your friends, there may be a reason why. Learn more about why mosquitoes bite some people more than others here.
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