Defend Your Garden! Repel Bugs With These 6 Plants

As the weather heats up, there's no better time to start planting your garden. But before you choose your greenery and blooms, consider some of the added benefits certain plants can bring – namely, repelling insects.
Here are a number of plants that will keep insects at bay. And since no one minds a few butterflies hovering around the garden, we found some plants that will attract the fluttering beauties.
Lavender - This beautiful purple flower (pictured) not only looks attractive, but smells just as sweet. Thankfully, it wards off mosquitoes, a nice benefit for any patio or outdoor entertaining space.
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