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11 Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Pest Fighting Flowers

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Flowers have more purposes in your garden than looking beautiful. If you research companion planting, you quickly learn that flowers can fight pests. Using flowers planted amongst your vegetable garden is a creative and natural way to fight pests looking for a quick meal.

Years ago, flowers and herbs were known for their properties that were helpful or harmful. These properties could be medicinal, culinary or even beneficial for the garden. Some flowers invite helpful insects. Others repel harmful insects that could lay waste to all of your hard work.

Companion planting, a practice used by many gardeners these days, is the term given when one plants certain types of plants near each other because they are mutually beneficial. In the case of growing food in a garden plot, there are a number of flowers you can plant for natural pest control.

Using flowers for pest control makes any gardeners life much easier. It allows you to focus on the fun stuff, with the knowledge that you have planted flowers which will help repel any harmful pests. Not to mention these flowers will add vibrancy and color into any garden. Head over to home and gardening ideas for the full list of plants…

11 Pest Fighting Flowers

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