Fend Off Moths With Lavender Instead of Mothballs

I love the scent of lavender and here is a clever use for it! I even know several people that grow this beautiful flower. (Update – growing some myself at the moment!)

Fend Off Moths With Lavender Instead of Mothballs

Fend Off Moths With Lavender Instead of Mothballs

From Lifehacker:

Storing clothes for the winter with mothballs tends to leave them smelling less than ideal, if you’re looking to protect without the scent, DIY blog Stylelist Home recommends using lavender.

They tried a number of different natural repellents, including lemon peels, cedar, and cloves, but found lavender provided the best protection and scent. The lavender was placed inside a breathable muslin bag and packed with the garments. If you don’t want to worry about using a garment bag, eHow has a guide to creating a lavender ribbon that can be placed anywhere in the house, including the closet. For a full breakdown of Stylelist’s results, hit the link below. Photo by: audreyjm529.

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