• Horsemint - a native prairie plant and member of the mint family, it is an effective mosquito deterrent.
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  • Peppermint - cool and refreshing in summer drinks but don't let it loose in your garden!  Keep it isolated in a container where it won't crowd out your other plants.
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  • Globe basil - globe basils grow into a rounded shape like a globe.  They are small, only 8 inches.  Their tiny leaves have a spicier flavor than sweet basil.
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  • Marshmallow - native to salt marshes in North Africa, it grows equally well in your sunny garden.  This one is growing in mine. 
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Use herbs to protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes.
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