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A Bush That Repels Mosquitos

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by Sunnye on April 23, 2005 08:23 PM
I want to plant bushes in my yard to repel mosquitos. I've heard there is such a thing but don't know the name of it or where it is. Does anyone here know of anything like that?

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by weezie13 on April 24, 2005 01:05 AM
Hello Sunnye [wayey]
Welcome to The Garden Helper's Forum!!!!!
We are very glad you found us!!!

The only one I've ever heard of is..........
Misquito Plant
The one I posted has two kinds of plants,
a Lemon Grass that will do the same thing too!!!!

Weezie

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by tamara on April 24, 2005 03:23 AM
I've heard that Citrosa geranium, marigolds, crysanthemums, catnip and lemon grass are supposed to work. I've also heard that Thai lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) was supposed to be the best. Haven't tried any of it yet. I haven't been able to find lemon grass anywhere.

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by mike57 on April 24, 2005 08:08 AM
HI [wayey] all heres a few links i found hope this helps.
http://www.knowledge-finder.com/society/home-garden/gardening/mosquitoes-plants-garden.html

http://www.ipm.iastate.edu/ipm/hortnews/1993/5-26-1993/plant.html

http://chemistry.about.com/cs/howthingswork/a/aa050503a.htm
your friend in gardening.mike57 [wayey] [flower] [flower]

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by tkhooper on April 24, 2005 01:49 PM
Here is a link to a place that sells the Thai Lemon Grass you were talking about.

Thai Lemon Grass

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