By Alexa Erickson
There’s nothing quite as frustrating as sitting outside to relax at dusk only to be attacked by mosquitoes. If you live in a buggy area where mosquitoes make themselves at home in your backyard, you know that having citronella on hand is a must.
If you’ve ever wanted to learn about exactly what makes citronella so effective at warding off itchy bug bites later on and how to take advantage of it yourself by making your own citronella candles, we have you covered! This guide will teach you a little bit more about citronella and how to make citronella candles to ward off mosquitoes so you can enjoy your next bonfire in peace (and bug bite-free!).