10 Best Mosquito Repellent Plants

1. Peppermint

Peppermint's fresh minty scent is a natural way to make mosquitoes stay away.

2. Lavender

Lavender has a nice floral smell that mosquitoes don't like. It also looks pretty in gardens.

3. Citronella Plant

Citronella is a plant that keeps mosquitoes away. It is used in candles and sprays.

4. Marigolds

These bright orange and yellow flowers have something in them that mosquitoes avoid.

5. Basil

The strong smell of basil leaves naturally stops mosquitoes from coming around.

6. Rosemary

This herb used in cooking also helps keep mosquitoes out of your yard.

7. Garlic Plants

Garlic's very strong smell is known to scare away mosquitoes.

8. Bee Balm

 Bee balm flowers attract helpful bees but make mosquitoes go away.

9. Lemongrass

Lemongrass has a lemon-like smell that mosquitoes don't like.

10. Catnip Plant

Catnip may be even better than bug spray at keeping mosquitoes away.