I heard that geranium plants help with not having mosquitoes in a person's yard. Is this true? Does it matter if they are red or white or other colors? I live in a high frost area, so I imagine they would have to be planted yearly. What other plants do you suggest? I live in Roseville, CA (near Sacramento, CA). Our summers are very hot. Thank you, Ginny.
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There is one variety of geranium that has been reputed to repel mosquitoes, but many gardeners have found that it is not effective:
Here are some articles that will help you choose mosquito repellent plants: