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Plants & Trees Good for Pest Control

In addition to chemical and barrier methods for pest control, there are some organic systems that are also effective. Let's take a look at some of the plants that are good for pest control. At Bayou Cajun, we want our customers to enjoy their outdoor spaces, and have found that having some of these plants can make a positive difference!

Try These Plants for Effective Pest Control


Not only is this a great pest control plant, but it's also great for cooking. If you are growing tomatoes in your garden, or you're just looking to cut down on bugs, plant some basil! Basil repels flies and mosquitoes and helps many common garden vegetables to grow bigger and tastier.


Another herb that can fulfill your needs in both the garden and the kitchen! This tasty plant is known to repel Japanese beetles. If you are looking for an effective way to control this destructive pest, give chives a try. Beetles are one of the most unwanted pests around, and planting chives in your yard or garden can help keep them at bay.


This flowering plant can both repel and kill unwanted pests. It's also a great repellant of larger animals who like to wreak havoc on lawns and gardens! Marigolds are an effective way to reduce the number of unwanted bugs while attractive "good" insects like snails and spider mites.

If you have a pest control problem that requires professional attention, give Bayou Cajun a call today! Our team is sensitive to the needs of our customers, and we will work to fix any pest problem with the smallest impact possible.