Nothing ruins an outdoor party faster than pesky bugs, such as flies, mosquitoes or similar. While you may consider hosing down your backyard with insecticide to get rid of the critters, there's actually no need to resort to that. A few strategically-placed plants of a certain type will help you ward off insects, allowing you to dine or party in the outdoors in peace. Below are ten plants that not only will keep the insects away - they're also herbs, which will make your next cookout a whole lot tastier!
More bug-repelling tips
Get rid of any standing water in your backyard.
Keep all food covered if you're having a cookout.
Keep your trash far away from where you gather outside with friends and family.
The Lakeside Garden Guild began in September of 1968 by women who were interested in the love of gardening and floral decoration. Over the years the interest grew to include a total of 40 women who put their skills together in a social network and has expanded to several community projects that have helped the local people as well as beautifying the Ajijic village, Gran Plaza and streets.