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Make a Mosquito Repellent Table Centerpiece

Updated: Jul 1, 2023

Hi Guys,

I am talking about deterring Mozzies (that's Mosquitos in Australian)

It's Summer, it's hot and the days are long.

It is definitely the entertaining season and to deter unwanted guests at your BBQ, party, function or where you sit on the verandah.

How to keep Mosquitos away when you entertain is to make

this mosquito repellent. table centrepiece.

You will need

Quart Mason Jar /s

Fresh Rosemary sprigs

Fresh Lavender flowers

Lemon sliced


40 drops of pure essential Lavender Oil or Rosemary Oil

Floating Candle /s

assemble as shown in video


Remember to keep pets and small children away from burning candles and don't leave them unattended.

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Here at Moat Cottage, we raise and grow and process some of our own free range meat, organic vegetables and fruit.

We grow all of our herbs for both eating and medicinal purposes as well as hunt, fish and forage.

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