Yes, you can put a bug zapper up on the porch, but you’ll still have flies and mosquitoes. All it does is draw them in and kill them. They aren’t smart enough to stay away. Why not prevent the little pests from bothering you in the first place? There are natural ways to defend your yard without using chemicals or traps.
Joan posted this article about six herbs and plants that smell nice to humans but keep flies from coming to visit. Wouldn’t you rather have a sweet-smelling garden without being bothered by biting insects? We thought so, too. You’ll learn which of these plants also keeps ants and mice away. See what to grow as a natural barrier to mosquitoes and flies when you click the link below.