How To Repel Mosquitoes From Your Yard Naturally

Mosquitoes not only leave itchy bites but also pose a risk of transmitting diseases. Protecting your yard from these pesky insects is essential for your comfort and well-being. Instead of resorting to chemical-laden mosquito repellents, you can opt for natural methods that are safe for you, your family, and the environment.

At Andora Lawn Care, we’re all about helping you maintain an attractive, mosquito-free outdoor space. In this article, we will provide you with effective and eco-friendly strategies to repel mosquitoes from your yard naturally.

Mosquito-Repelling Plants

Certain plants repel mosquitoes due to their strong scents. These plants act as natural deterrents, keeping mosquitoes at bay. Some popular mosquito-repelling plants that we can plant on your lawn:

  • Citronella: Citronella plants emit a strong fragrance that repels mosquitoes. You can plant them in your yard or use citronella candles or torches.
  • Lavender: Lavender not only has a pleasant scent but also repels mosquitoes. Plant lavender bushes or use dried lavender in sachets around your yard.
  • Basil: This herb not only adds flavor to your meals but also keeps mosquitoes away. Plant basil in pots or directly in your garden.
  • Marigold: Marigold flowers produce a strong aroma that repels mosquitoes. Plant marigolds in flower beds or use them as border plants.
  • Peppermint: Peppermint plants have a refreshing fragrance that repels mosquitoes. Plant them in pots and place them strategically around your yard.

Incorporating these plants into your yard can help create a natural barrier against mosquitoes.

Essential Oils for Mosquito Control

Essential oils have been used for centuries to repel insects, including mosquitoes. They contain potent compounds that mosquitoes find unpleasant. Some effective essential oils for mosquito control include:

  • Lemon Eucalyptus: Lemon eucalyptus oil is derived from the leaves of the lemon eucalyptus tree. It contains citronellal, a natural repellent. Dilute a few drops of lemon eucalyptus oil in carrier oil and apply it to your skin or clothing.
  • Peppermint: Peppermint oil has a strong scent that mosquitoes dislike. Mix a few drops of peppermint oil with water in a spray bottle and apply it to your body or around your yard.
  • Tea Tree: Tea tree oil is known for its antiseptic properties and also acts as a mosquito repellent. Dilute tea tree oil with carrier oil and apply it to your skin.
  • Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus oil is a popular choice for repelling mosquitoes. Dilute a few drops of eucalyptus oil in a carrier oil and apply it to your body or use it in a diffuser.
  • Lemongrass: Lemongrass oil has a fresh and citrusy scent that repels mosquitoes. Mix a few drops of lemongrass oil with a carrier oil and apply it to your skin.

Using Andora’s Organic Mosquito Control Plans

Our organic mosquito control treatments keep your outdoor living areas free of mosquitos, ticks, and other pesky pests. This process involves 100% organic treatments and proven control methods that kill mosquitoes on contact and creates a force field that continues to repel them for weeks.

Harsh chemical treatments often require you to wait for lengthy periods after application before you can make use of the space. Our treatments allow you and your family to enjoy your outdoor space within just a few hours after application.

But we don’t just rid your yard of mosquitos. As a full-service lawn care company, we also offer specialized services, including weed control, complete lawn renovations, organic-based lawn plants, and more.

Schedule an appointment

Mosquitoes can be a nuisance when you’re trying to enjoy the outdoors, but you don’t have to rely on harsh chemicals to keep them away. Let our team at Andora Lawn Care take care of it for you in a safe, effective, and eco-friendly way.

We serve residents across New York, particularly in Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Rye, Purchase, Harrison, Port Chester, and New Rochelle. Call us now at 914-525-2961 to transform your outdoor space and keep it mosquito-free year round.


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