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Nature’s repellent: Plants that ward off bugs Randy Bigham

Nobody likes fending off insects or having to wear repellent every time you step outside to enjoy your garden, so consider adding some plants that ward off those pesky mosquitoes, gnats and flies. Ornamental flowers can do the trick while adding beauty to your yard but why not start with herbs? “Essential oils in these plants act as nature’s bug repellent,” the editors at Mother Nature Network explain. “Insects tend to avoid them. You can even use some of these plants to make your own natural bug repellent.” Here are a few of the most popular herbs that are not only attractive but can help you enjoy the rest of your garden without battling insects. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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