Mosquitoes are the worst part of every season as they can turn any outdoor gathering from relaxing to irritating and leave your skin itchy and awful the next day. We have listed down the mosquito repellents for your garden and yard so that you can enjoy your outdoor gathering without these pesky creatures biting you.
There are sprays for everything in the market these days as they are easy to use and convenient to carry in your handbag. You can either purchase one from the market or make one from the ingredients available in your kitchen.
Similar to other repellents, candles claim to repel mosquitoes. The only thing to keep in mind is that they would cover a small area as they are not created to be a long-lasting solution.
Cream or gel-based repellents are meant to be applied directly onto your skin, just like a regular cream. These are good because you can always regulate how much you want to be applying and how much surface area you want to cover based on your needs. It is better to use these repellents before you step out because unlike others, they take a bit longer to properly sink in, so it takes a while for the stickiness to go away.
We believe the most effective repellent for outdoors is repellent sticks. Mosquito repellent sticks by Runbugz are great to fight off mosquitoes for your family gatherings, parties and weddings for at least a few hours. Place these sticks near your plants and you can enjoy the party without worrying about mosquitoes.
Mosquito Repellent Plants
Growing certain plants like Lavender, Lemongrass, Ageratum, Lemon Balm, Lantana, Citronella, Basil, Geranium, Rosemary and other mint-family plants can help repel mosquitoes. These plants give off strong aromas that make mosquitoes want to steer clear.
Mosquito Repellent Coil
For a long-lasting option, we recommend you to opt for coils as they effectively clear an area of mosquitoes, and for their seven-hour burn time, their price is a fraction of that of our other picks. Also, their burning ends are not as safe to leave unattended, and they emit smoke with an odour that some people find unpleasant.
This season, don’t be a feast for the mosquitoes in your yard. There are so many choices including DIY options and natural remedies that work just as well as mosquito repellents available in the market. Whatever you choose, it will help keep mosquitoes at bay.