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Repel Mosquitoes From Your Backyard With This Plant Color
Mosquitoes are attracted to smells and a few colors, but decorating your backyard with lighter-colored plants is the key to a mosquito-free life.
They are easily attracted to warmer environments, which can be from weather or dark-colored plants because they retain heat. Use pastel-colored plants in your garden instead.
"Mosquitoes typically ignore white, green, and blue, which are common colors in nature," paint and color expert Goodell David of Paints Acrylic told "Homes & Gardens."