Slide 6: Keeping Bugs Away

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"Lighting is a good way to add interest and beauty to the outdoors, but it also attracts bugs!" To keep the bugs away, Calderon suggests soft yellow illumination concealed within planters or turned toward a wall. "Also, citronella candles and torches add light while chasing bugs away," he says, adding that "plants like chrysanthemums, basil, and mint also repel bugs."


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