Natural Insect Control

July 15th, 2021

Plants, animals, and bugs interact with each other in nature in a harmonious way.  Understanding some of these "secrets" helps to make gardening more pleasant and fun.  Let the plants do the work not you!

 

PLANT DETERS THE FOLLOWING
Basil

Flies, Mosquitos

Borage Tomato Worms
Garlic Fruit tree borers, Spider mites, Aphids
Horseradish Potato bugs
Hyssop

Cabbage moths

Marigold

Mexican bean beetle, tomato worms
Nasturtium Aphids, Squash bugs, Wooley Aphids, Whitefly
Peppermint White cabbage butterflies
Petunia Beetles
Pot Marigold Tomato worms
Spearmint

Ants, Aphids

Thyme Cabbage Worms