Natural repellents for your garden
Natural repellents can prevent insects from devouring your fruits and vegetables.
Fri, Jun 01 2007 at 3:18 PM
Tired of insects devouring the fruits—and vegetables—of your labor? Try planting these natural repellents in your garden.
Ant: mint, pennyroyal
Aphid: mint, garlic, chives, coriander, anise
Colorado Potato Bug: green beans, coriander, nasturtium
Japanese Beetle: garlic, larkspur, rue, geranium
Tomato Hornworm: marigolds, sage, borage
Slug: prostrate rosemary, wormwood
Story by Alison Sherbach. This article originally appeared in Plenty in June 2007. This story was added to MNN.com in June 2009.
Copyright Environ Press 2007.
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