Outdoor entertaining is one of the great joys of spring and summer. Until, of course, the bugs invade. This month especially my roommate Brooke and I have been getting EATEN ALIVE by mosquitos. Bug spray can sometimes be greasy, irritating to your skin or smell bad. In place of spray and pesticides, try a cluster of mosquito-repelling potted plants.
Grouped together near a seating area on your deck or patio, they make a pretty and lush addition to your outdoor landscape while also protecting you and your guests. Check out One Kings Lane's article Easy Update: Mosquito-Repelling Potagerie for more information (the list of plant names) and about how a trio of lush potted plants will have you saying good-bye to bug spray. And the plants are cute!! So why not?
Plus, after you buy your awesome, new bug-fighting plants, you'll have to plant them in some awesome, new plant pots! Here are some of my favorites:
, by Kelly