Mosquitoes hate herbs like lavender, mint, lemon balm, sage, and of course, citronella.
Toss a few branches of herbs fresh or dry into the fire and what smells heavenly to you, will send bugs packing!
Even if you don’t have a firepit, then you can still create bug-repelling smoke. Making your own citronella candles is easy and inexpensive if you use recycled materials. See how to make these Citronella CANdles here:
For an extra line of defense, you could also spritz on this all-natural bug repellent that really works!