Peppermint Plants
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peppermint plants to help keep spiders away

Zone Melvin, Michigan usa | OGSTONEAGE added on May 23, 2015 | Answered

Will peppermint plants help keep spiders away? Live in the country and heard that peppermint plants help to get rid of spiders. Is this true or false?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 25, 2015

Mint is touted as a mosquito repellent plant and I have heard some people also say it will repel rodents!
In some research I found that using Mint oil in a spray it can be used to control spiders.. Mint plants certainly could work.
Above all else mint plants smell wonderful in the garden!
Here is a link about mint plants.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/mint/how-to-grow-mint-plants-in-your-garden.htm

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