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Almost all herbs are good for discouraging insect pests, because almost all herbs have strong scents.sage is helpful planted next to cabbage to improve the taste and repel cabbage worms and moths.Ground pennyroyal is one of the most effective tick deterrents available. Dust powder made from the leaves around areas where the pet sleeps and plays. peppermint also helps to repel ants, aphids, cabbage lopers, flea beetles, cabbage worms, squash bugs and white flies. Plant it near susceptible plants. rosemary leaves that are dried and powdered are used as a flea and tick repellent.basil is a fine culinary herb. When planted in the garden close to tomatoes, it not only improves the taste of the tomatoes but deters white flies as well.Mint, rosemary, rue, tansy, thyme, wormwood, southernwood, lavender, pennyroyal and lemon geranium are all excellent at repelling moths, if you dry bunches of lavender and hang them in the closet, they will repel moths and make your clothes smell good at the same time.
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