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Best Natural Repellents

14 years ago

Okay I am new at gardening, next year I will have my first organic vegetable gardening. I have been learning a bit about companion gardening for improved taste and insect repelling. I was wanting to know if there are certain plants that work the best at repelling most of the insects. I am definitely planting a good amount of marigolds, nasturtium, onions, garlic, and oregano.

Also are there plants that will repel furry animals, I know mint is supposed to do it for mice, but what about opossum, chipmunks, squirrels, and raccoons (I read cayenne pepper will do sprinkled about)?

What plants have proved the best for repelling insects for you?

Also if you don't use plants what do use to repel insects?

Tyler.

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