Q.do peppermint plants help rid home of spiders?
Can I grow peppermint both outside in pots, in ground, and “inside” a Sun Room? Will peppermint plants live through winters in Alabama?
I just bought older home that is infested with Spiders—will peppermint plants help? Can I get peppermint “oil”? firstname.lastname@example.org
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My research showed that using mint as a bug repellent meant rubbing the leaves of the mint plant on your skin to repel mosquitoes, ants, etc. I didn't find any REPUTABLE source that said certain plants repel spiders.
I am attaching an article though that gives you other options for controlling spiders inside and out: