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WANTED: Citronella, tea tree, and other insect repelling plants

Posted by throughtheforest 8/9b (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 19, 13 at 13:55

Hi gardeners!

I'm working on a new little garden-scape around the porch where my dog hangs out. We don't have much of a mosquito problem around here but the flies are enough to drive you mad! So basically, I'm looking for anything I can plant that would help to keep the flies away. From what I've read any of the following could help:

Citronella
Tea Tree
Rue
Peppermint
Marigolds
Lavender
Artemesia
Tansy

I have a pretty long list up for trade so if you have any of the above mentioned seeds or plants (or any others good for repelling flies) take look and let's trade!


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