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12 Beneficial Plants for Natural Pest Control in Your Garden

Posted By planetnatural on Home - Instead of using harmful pesticides in your garden to control pests, consider incorporating beneficial plants that naturally deter them. These beneficial plants offer natural pest control and add beauty and diversity to your garden.  From marigolds to mint, there are numerous options to choose from. These natural pest control options let you enjoy a healthier and more sustainable garden while also doing your part for the environment. Marigolds These beautiful, bright flowers are a natural insect repellent and can be used to control nematodes, whiteflies, and other pests. They contain a compound called pyrethrin, which is a natural insecticide. Basil Basil is a culinary herb that is also effective at repelling mosquitoes, flies, and other insects and can deter aphids, spider mites, and other pests. It contains a compound called linalool, which has insecticidal properties. Chrysanthemums These pretty flowers contain a natural insecticide called pyrethrum, which is effective against many insects, including ants, roaches, and ticks.  Lavender This fragrant plant repels moths, fleas, and flies while attracting beneficial insects like bees and butterflies to your garden. It contains a compound called linalool, known to have insecticidal properties. Nasturtiums These colorful flowers can help repel whiteflies, aphids, and squash bugs and... Read more

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