Make the spray by peeling the garlic and pureeing the cloves along with the oil and water. Many aromatic herbs like yarrow citronella mint fennel catnip basil and lemongrass are natural deterrents for garden pests from aphids to potato beetles.
Best Companion Plants for Cucumbers and Those to Avoid.
What plants keep bugs away from vegetable garden. Sunflowers make excellent borders also attracting pollinators and providing food for songbirds. Chrysanthemums are part of the Pyrethrum genus. Nasturtiums Nasturtiums release a chemical in the air which repels many types of beetles cabbage loopers aphids squish bugs and whiteflies.
Any brightly coloured flower will do for pollination but these 14 companion flowers are especially good at delivering benefits to your garden. Flowers help you grow better vegetables by attracting pollinators beneficial insects the ones that kill the pests and keeping pests away. A great natural bug repellent for flea beetles is garlic-based.
The Tansy plant is a great one to include in your garden to deter bugs. In my garden plan I used. These flowers deter.
When grown in a vegetable garden alliums help protect kohlrabi carrots potatoes tomatoes broccoli cabbage and peppers to name a few. For this remedy youll need a head of garlic one tablespoon of a dish soap that doesnt contain bleach two tablespoons of vegetable oil and two cups of water. Chrysanthemums Also known as mums these common garden plants can help you keep roaches ants beetles ticks lice fleas and mites away from your home.
Spread crushed eggshells beneath the targeted plants and creepy-crawlies will move along. Tansy 200 Plus Seeds. Planting a small bed of Zinnias in the vegetable garden will bring in pollinators which also helps to increase yields from beans squash vine fruits such as melons and cucumbers.
Plant the Tansy plant to repel beetles aphids moths ants squash bugs cabbage loopers and more. Ants Japanese beetles Roaches Bed bugs Spider mites Ticks Silverfish Harlequin bugs Lice. Plus like many of the plants on this list it has beautiful flowers that will give your garden color.
Extracts from mums and other flowers in. 35 rows Another trick I use to keep bugs away is to plant flowers.