6 Natural Pest Deterrent Plants for Your Garden

By Shruti Sanwariya


Marigolds emit a strong odor that repels mosquitoes, aphids, and nematodes, making them a natural pest deterrent in gardens.


Lavender's pleasant fragrance deters flies, mosquitoes, moths, and mice, while also adding beauty to gardens and landscapes.


Mint plants, like spearmint and peppermint, repel ants, aphids, and rodents with their strong scent, making them useful pest deterrents.


Basil's aromatic leaves deter flies, mosquitoes, and other insects, making it a valuable addition to gardens and outdoor spaces.


Rosemary bushes repel mosquitoes, flies, and cabbage moths with their strong aroma, enhancing gardens and repelling unwanted pests.


Chrysanthemums contain pyrethrin, a natural insect repellent effective against a variety of pests, making them valuable additions to gardens.

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