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Keep insects away with basil and lavender

Basil: Ants in the kitchen drove me mad last summer – until I discovered that basil is Ant Kryptonite. Buy a pot from the supermarket for £1.99 or thereabouts, put it in a bigger pot and stick it on the window sill. Water sparingly and … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty6 July 19, 2008