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Marigolds are just one of many flowers, herbs, and plants that provide natural protection against a wide variety of pests. Here is a list of the most popular natural pest repellents…


Marigolds
Repels mosquitoes, bean beetles, asparagus beetles, and tomato worms.Thai Lemon Grass
Repels mosquitoes.Artemisia
Repels mosquitoes and other insects.

Nasturtium
Repels flies, squash bugs, striped pumpkin beetle, and wooly aphids.

Basil
Repels flies, mosquitoes, and asparagus beetles.

Catnip
Repels ants, aphids, cockroaches, flea beetles, and Japanese beetles.

Garlic
Repels aphids, apple scabs, borers, Japanese beetles, peach leaf curl disease, and spider mites.

Lavender
Repels ticks, moths, and mice.Mint
Repels ants, aphids, cabbage moths, and fleas.Pennyroyal
Repels fleas, flies, and mosquitoes.

Rue
Repels flies, Japanese beetles, and even cats and dogs.

Spearmint
Repels ants.

Tansy
Repels ants, fleas, flies, Japanese beetles, and moths.

Chrysanthemum
Repels Mexican bean beetles

Coriander
Repels aphids

Dandelion
Repels Colorado potato beetles

Fennel
Repels fleas.Geranium
Repels cabbage worms and red spider mites.Oregano
Repels cabbage butterflies and cucumber beetles.

Parsley
Repels beetles.

Radish
Repels cucumber beetles.

Rosemary
Repels bean beetles, cabbage moth, and carrot flies.

Sage
Repels bean beetles, cabbage moth, carrot flies, and slugs.

Sunflower
Repels army worms.

Thyme
Repels cabbage worms.