Hang bunches of herbs around your home to help deter flies and other unwanted insects. They smell and look gorgeous too.
Gather bunches of the herbs and tie together tightly, leaving enough string to make a loop for hanging.
Plants with insect repelling properties include:
Lemon scented pelargoniums
Recipe taken from Stephanie's book, The Creative Kitchen: Seasonal Plant Based Recipes for Meals, Drinks, Garden and Self Care. A guide to cooking seasonal, plant-based meals, as well as drinks, soaps, balms, and store cupboard ingredients like vinegars and essences.