Every garden is sometimes riddled with pests, such as grasshoppers, caterpillars, and spiders, and it can be hard to get rid of them. Most people go straight to some kind of pesticide spray, but that’s not always necessary.

There are certain plants that can be planted in your garden that can help repel insects, or at least confuse them with their strong scent. If you have other plants in your garden and they’re planted near the insect repelling plants, they will contribute to keeping insects at bay. Here are 7 plants you should consider adding to your garden bed to ensure a pest-free season.

1. Oregano

2. Marigolds

3. Lavender

4. Garlic

5. Basil

6. Sage

7. Rosemary

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