Thursday, July 9, 2009

Grow a Pest Repellent Herb Garden

Growing your own pest repellents is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy gardening, create beauty and have a functional result that spares you from being the target of pests! This article will start you out on growing such a garden.

Look out for the specific qualities of herbs that repel insects. When selecting herbs, you should be looking for herbs that contain phenols, napthalene, pyrethrum and citronella. All of these chemical components are replicated synthetically or derived naturally in quite a number of commercially available products that repel pests. Here's the list of herbs to consider.

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