Spring is almost upon us. Temperatures rising, flowers blooming, birds singing, and gardens awaiting that much-needed sunshine in order to grow. But for every action (spring), there is an opposite but equal reaction (pests). But there are some things you can do to help prevent Arkansas spring pests from entering your garden and eating all your herbs and vegetables. After all, tacos are little less delicious without peppers and cilantro grown in your own backyard. Below are some plants you can add into your garden aesthetic to ward off the pests that want to use it as their own personal feasting ground. When these plants partner with Command’s pest control services, the potential for your Arkansas garden is unstoppable.

MINT
Repels: Ants, moths, fleas

Uses: Tea, Home Fragrance

pest control plant
Repels: Mosquitos

Uses: Cooking, Home Fragrance

pest control plant

Repels: Japanese beetles, spider mites

Uses: Cooking, Health and Nutrition, Medicinal

pest control plant basil
Repels: Flies, Mosquitos, Basil

Uses: Cooking, Attract Butterflies

marigold
Repels: Leaf cutters, Horn worms

Uses: Salads and teas, Aesthetics

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