Many essential oils including citronella , lavender, and peppermint act as a natural repellent against insects.
When I go outside and smell more burning leaves than citronella candles, it can only mean fall is here, and that winter and spring aren't too far behind.
Some herbs that repel fleas include: juniper, pennyroyal, citronella , eucalyptus, cedar and Canadian fleabane.
I snuck out of my family's rented cottage one hot August night and wandered until I happened upon a scene lit by flickering tiki torches and glowing citronella sticks.
While some products utilize natural repellents such as lemongrass or citronella , they don't protect you for long.
You can illuminate your garden with a selection of wooden or metal lanterns, colour-changing lily pad lights or bright, citronella bucket candles.
Essential oils from allspice, basil, cedar, cinnamon, citronella , garlic, geranium, lavender, pennyroyal, peppermint, pine, rosemary, and thyme have been reported to have repellent properties.
A string hammock, citronella candles, a hiking staff, bug spray and face net, sunscreen, sunglasses and bathing suit reminded them of the warm climate she was used to, and suddenly they felt colder for it.
Substances that cats find aversive include citronella , perfumes, solid air fresheners, citrus, aloe, and eucalyptus oil.
The citronella , or mosquito plant, is a scented geranium related to the common garden geranium.