How to Control Aphids: 9 Companion Plants That Repel Aphids

These tiny insects, called aphids, can wreak havoc in on your crops causing damage and bringing disease.

Here are 9 companion plants that can help you control aphids naturally in your garden.


Basil’s strong scent disrupts the olfactory receptors in aphids and has a repellent effect, which will keep your plants free of aphids.

Garlic’s strong scent disrupts the aphids’ sense of smell, keeping them away from your vegetables.


Onion scent will help control aphids and prevent them from destroying your plants.


Rosemary is a very fragrant herb that can attract natural enemies of aphids.


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