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lt_plantwhisperer

Passing my passion for plants onto my children. Especially interested in the uses for plants beyond the aestetics. Homesteading 4.5 acres.

Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2017
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lt_plantwhisperer

Research tells me that mint helps deter ticks and other insects. I have spearmint growing all over the property and now this ornamental variety. So far, it seems like our tick population here is low. Anyone grow specific plants to control bug populations?

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hycinthisvine

Lemon grass and I put a lemon smelling geranium on the porch and basil bordering the porch too . Also the mint on the edge of the fence

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lesliecole49

Rosemary, and tansy also

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KariSamuel

#pestcontrol

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