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.