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Are you scared of spiders? Are you looking for plants that repel spiders? Here are seven plants that will help to keep the creepy crawly pests away!

7 Plants That Repel Spiders

Here are seven plants to help keep the pesky spiders away. While spiders can be beneficial to a garden as they eat insects that devour plants, they can still be pesky. And if you are anything like me, the sight of spiders strikes terror to your very core;)

Pennyroyal - 50 Seeds - Mentha pulegium-Herb
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Pennyroyal - 50 Seeds - Mentha pulegium-Herb

Pennyroyal, a member of the mint family, is said to be an excellent plant at repelling spiders. Plus, look at that bloom! Isn't that a beautiful flower?

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Earthcare Seeds English Lavender 500 Seeds (Lavandula angustifolia) Heirloom - Perennial - Non GMO
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Earthcare Seeds English Lavender 500 Seeds (Lavandula angustifolia) Heirloom - Perennial - Non GMO

Another beautiful purple flowering plant that repels spiders is Lavender! And while spiders don't like the smell of lavender, it's got an amazingly calming aroma that you will love!

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Burpee Lemongrass Cymbopogon Citratus | 10 Multi-Seed Pellets
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Burpee Lemongrass Cymbopogon Citratus | 10 Multi-Seed Pellets

While this plant doesn't produce flowers, it still makes for a beautiful addition to your landscaping. This grass has a wonderful lemon like aroma that the bugs, including spiders, can't stand!

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RDR Seeds 150 Sweet Basil Seeds- Genovese Basil, Genovese Ocimum Basilicum, Pesto Basil
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RDR Seeds 150 Sweet Basil Seeds- Genovese Basil, Genovese Ocimum Basilicum, Pesto Basil

This herb is dual purpose. Not only does it help to repel those creepy spiders, but it can be used in the kitchen as well! Grow your own fresh basil to use in cooking for better tasting meals!

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Bonnie Plants Rosemary Live Edible Aromatic Herb Plant - 4 Pack | Perennial in Zones 8 To 10 | Great for Cooking & Grilling | Italian & Mediterranean Dishes, Vinegars & Oils, Breads
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Bonnie Plants Rosemary Live Edible Aromatic Herb Plant - 4 Pack | Perennial in Zones 8 To 10 | Great for Cooking & Grilling | Italian & Mediterranean Dishes, Vinegars & Oils, Breads

Another dual purpose herb that is a must have is Rosemary! This herb is a staple in the kitchen, as well as an herb that will keep the spiders at bay!

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Eucalyptus citriodora, Lemon Scented Gum, 150 Tree Seeds (Fast Fragrant Evergreen)
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Eucalyptus citriodora, Lemon Scented Gum, 150 Tree Seeds (Fast Fragrant Evergreen)

This plant is definitely one to have outdoors and not inside as it is a tree!
But, it's a tree that the insects and spiders do not like. So if you're looking for something large to add to your yard, the eucalyptus tree might be the answer!

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500 Peppermint Herb Seeds - Mentha Piperita, Menthol Mint - by RDR Seeds
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500 Peppermint Herb Seeds - Mentha Piperita, Menthol Mint - by RDR Seeds

Peppermint is another useful herb for keeping the spiders at bay. It's also an invigorating herb that can be used in culinary dishes and teas as well with great results.

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And those are 7 plants that repel spiders! 

I would encourage you to include as many plants from this list as possible into your landscaping or garden to have a stronger spider repelling effect. Plus why not, they are all such attractive plants that will help to brighten your yard!

Also if you are looking for more bug repelling plants, then be sure to check out 13 Plants to Repel Mosquitoes, 9 Plants to Repel Snakes and 9 Plants to Repel Flies! Include those plants as well in your yard for a bug and pest free paradise!

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