The best mosquito-repelling plants for your garden:

  • Marigolds. Marigolds, an easy-to-grow annual flower, emit a smell that deters mosquitoes. ...
  • Citronella Grass. ...
  • Catnip. ...
  • Rosemary. ...
  • Basil. ...
  • Scented Geraniums...
  • Basil. You can keep basil in pots to repel insects or make it into a repellent spray...
  • Lavender. Place dried lavender is bundles to keep flies out of your home...
  • Lemongrass. Lemongrass contains citronella, a natural oil often found in insect-repelling candles...
  • Lemon thyme...
  • Mint...

    


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Ingredients
    •    1 pound asparagus ends trimmed
    •    1 tablespoon olive oil
    •    1 cup balsamic vinegar
    •    20 medium strawberries sliced
    •    10 leaves basil chopped
    •    salt and pepper to taste


Instructions
1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
    2 Place the asparagus on a baking sheet and drizzle with the olive oil (I line my sheet with foil for easier clean up).
    3 Roast the asparagus for 8-10 minutes, until just tender.
    4 While the asparagus is roasting, boil the balsamic vinegar until reduced to about 1/4 cup.
    5 Divide asparagus among the plates and top with sliced berries, basil, and salt and pepper.
    6 Use a spoon to drizzle each serving of asparagus with the balsamic syrup.


REMEMBER TO:

  • REFRESH YOUR MULCH
  • ADD RYE SEED TO YOUR LAWN WHILE IT'S DORMANT. WILL HELP STOP WEEDS
  • PLANT TREES AND SHRUBS
  • ​ADD POTASH AND KELP TO YOUR GARDEN

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