What plant or...can help with mosquitoes, noseeumes, flying bugs?

I live in northern Florida (east coast) and across from a lake. I love sitting on my porch looking out at the lake or the sunsets. Problem is the bugs. Do any plants or....? REALLY work to help with this problem short of a swatter!? We are new to the area.
Thank you in advance
  6 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 12, 2017
    You can try citronella,lemongrass,lemon balm,scented geraniums.These are just suggested. I use the battery operated mosquito clip on from off and a fan when sitting outdoors.

  • Shannon Shannon on Jun 13, 2017
    Those no see ums are aweful. The times I have been outside in florida I used bug repellant sprays on myself, under my chair, under the table just to enjoy outdoor dining. At home now up north, I battle mosquitoes. I spray yard guard around my front door, porch, and patio areas every couple days and that seems to be very helpful.

  • Imp22013828 Imp22013828 on Jun 13, 2017
    Thyme. Or rosemary.

  • Pauline Pauline on Jun 13, 2017
    Grow some lavender and eucalyptus plants

  • Sparky Sparky on Jun 13, 2017
    If you have an overhand on your porch, you can install a ceiling fan. The air it creates keeps flying bugs away

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Jun 13, 2017
    I have good luck with citronella geraniums and the electric bug zappers.