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 Use scent to deter foxes


Foxes have a very strong sense of smell and will eat almost anything. Gardens with chickens or rabbits, or bird feeders, accessible pots, and crops are particularly attractive. You can use some scents to deter foxes, they are said to dislike the smell of chilies and garlic, so pour boiling water and spray your garden as a fox repellant. Other animal repellents are available, but be aware of the risk to other wildlife and always read the manufacturers' instructions carefully. If a territory is marked by a fox, it will take some effort to move them, and if they feel their territory is being threatened, they may increase the amount of marking.

Best Home Seed Startups

Best Homemade Seed Starting Why waste money when making your own seed mix easily? Check out this excellent homemade seed starter mix below. 1. Beat moss or cocoa beet Peat moss Peat improves ventilation and can save a lot of water. It is acidic and low in nutrients or if you use beets, add 1/4 teaspoon of lime per gallon to the mixture to balance the pH. The biggest disadvantage of using charcoal is that it can only be obtained by destroying the remaining mires. There are non-beet alternatives like cocoa beet that you have to choose from. Seeds can be started in pure beet moss, without mixing with any other growing medium. Cocoa Beat The best alternative to beet moss is cocoa beet. Coconut fiber is supplied in lightweight batches that become larger when water is added. The advantage of using cocoa beet over beet moss is that its production is not harmful to the environment. It contains macro-nutrients and potassium and is neutral, unlike beet, which is acidic. You can start

Why my cactus turns brown

cactus turns brown With its bold shapes and cheerful green variations, the cactus is one of the most sophisticated plants you can find and is suitable for different home decoration styles. Not only that, they are not difficult to maintain and it is very worrying to see parts of your beloved cactus start to turn brown. Fortunately, there are some tricks to find out what causes cactus to turn brown, while at the same time how to store them. Cactus root rot If the base of the cactus turns brown and at the same time the stems appear soft, smooth, and yellow, you know it is root rot. Now, storing root rot cactus may be a bit difficult but not impossible. As soon as you notice the first signs of rot, stop watering and transplant into a fine and well-drained soil. But if the rot is already advanced, you can try to cut some healthy tissue with all the signs of rot and save it to make sure it does not spread. Corking signs of age Corking is a natural part of the aging cactus. This i

How and when to monitor your lawn

How and When to Overseed Your Lawn Keep your yard healthy, green, vibrant, and vibrant by overseeing your lawn care system. Overseeing your lawn can improve the thickness of your floor and fill in the inevitable gaps that often appear from season to season. More silk grass will help prevent unsightly weeds and reduce erosion from taking over your lawn. Follow our strong and informative guide on how to oversee the lawn so your lawn will look better now and in the years to come. Get ready to monitor your lawn Before you begin, visit your local extension office with a soil sample. Most lawns grow best when the soil pH is 6.0-7.0. It takes approximately two weeks to obtain soil test results, so plan accordingly before attempting your supervision. Make changes in your soil before buying and planting seeds. Choosing the right grass seed for your lawn The right grass seed will make all the difference when sowing or overseeing your lawn. There are several factors to consider before

5 Low maintenance landscaping ideas to try

Low maintenance landscaping ideas In today’s fast-paced environment, many people are looking for a break from repetitive, unnecessary work. When planning a home landscaping design, low maintenance landscaping is often thought of. We usually think about curb appeal, which is important, but it's best to bring several low-maintenance landscaping ideas to your home so you can really enjoy your new home and not be addicted to maintaining it. Low maintenance landscaping ideas 1. Plant shrubs and trees Depending on the size of your area, you may want to plant some trees and shrubs. If you find some flowering shrubs, it is even better because there will be beautiful flowers for you to see. These colorful flowering shrubs show beautiful yellow, pink and red flowers, and show a beautifully landscaped lawn with a backdrop of nice trees for shade. 2. Create beautiful paths with pavers and ground covers If your lawn starts to show bald or brown spots, you can cover these dry patches

10 Colorful Aglaonema Types You Can Grow!

Colorful Aglaonema Types You Can Grow! Enliven any home, backyard, or workplace by elevating one of the many colorful Aglaonemas! Learn to choose your favorite one from our checklist. Evergreen or Aglonoma, the Chinese language, is one of the best houseplants that thrive in every indoor growing environment. Its beautiful appearance, vibrant colors, and ability to purify the air make it an excellent houseplant. For those who want to add it to your assortment, choose one from our checklist of the most colorful acronyms! Very colorful Aglaonema 1. Pink Aglaonema If a limit is not precisely identified, look for pink Aglaonema both online and offline, and you will find numerous choices rising within each interior and exterior. 2. Female Valentine This plant looks beautiful with unusually large oval-shaped leaves that sparkle large with dark-green-colored edges in pink and burning pink. 3. Inexperienced papaya This tropical crop looks beautiful as a result of its calcareous inexp

What Common Weeds Should Provide to the Organic Gardener

 What Common Weeds Should Provide to the Organic Gardener If you are proud of being a weed-free garden, you may want to reconsider your position on weeds as undesirable pests. While it is important to control the spread of weeds, understanding the role of weeds and the benefits that some common weeds provide will make your life as a natural gardener more enjoyable. Most gardeners consider anything that grows where weeds are not needed. But outside of ornamental, edible, and self-seeding, the term "weed" usually refers to a particular type of native plant with the most important purpose. In fact, the plants we refer to as weeds (clover, dandelion, quince anise lace) are considered ecological precursors. Mark Schoenbeck of the Virginia Association for Biological Farming published an article on the extension entitled "Ecological Understanding of Weeds", which is worth reading. Shanbeck says that once the soil decomposes for reasons such as fire, logging, or

10 indoor plants that face east through house windows

 Excellent indoor plants that face east through house windows If your own home is bright in the morning sun, here is a list of the best indoor plants for the east through the house windows you can create! Have the best time of day in the morning by raising these tall indoor plants that face east through the windows of the house! Typically, a jab path receives direct morning light and bright oblique daylight throughout the day. Indoor crops placed on the east-facing window or door will grow sturdy and healthy. You can keep them in pots, hanging baskets, window boxes, windows, and shelves! 1. Japanese Aralia This ornamental houseplant, with deep flap leaves, makes for a glossy sloping light and magnificent east-facing window plant. 2. Areca Palm You can not hold this palm in the dark when it is dark because it prefers light and soft morning light that shines all day long. It additionally grows well in western and southern advertising. 3. Swiss cheese mill This tropical plant

Hard to Kill is the best plant for beginners

Best plant for  beginners For those who love early ornamental plants, consider having one of the plants that are hard to kill. Not only is it attractive and beautiful, but it should also be easy, stringy, and tolerant maintenance if you neglect to water the plants. You should study characteristic strong ornamental plants that grow well in all soils and are resistant to weather to constant temperature humidity. Below is a list of 7 ornamental plants that are suitable for beginner houseplants. Jade plant The jade plant is an attractive, long-lived succulent species and often represents money and luck. This plant is easily recognized by its dense stems and beautiful green oval leaves. Requires minimal maintenance and this jade plant requires several hours of direct sunlight per day. Aloe vera This type of succulent plant, called cactus, is easy to grow. It has tall, gel-filled hard leaves. The benefits of aloe vera gel include a lot of beauty and healthy ingredients. Plants th

Why are there holes in plant leaves?

holes in plant leaves A plant disease of plant leaves with holes. This can lead to yield loss and reduced plant quality. Symptoms of holes in the leaves of plants, plants growing shoots on both sides of the leaf stalks, brown patches on the surface, and the leaves being thin. Plant leaves have holes because they contain cells. The cell walls are made of citrate, which is a polysaccharide. Sidney makes the leaves very strong. If the cells break down, the certain breaks down. If there are holes in the leaves of the plant, they are very fragile and can damage the health of the plant. Many gardeners find it difficult to grow plants without holes in the leaves. This is a common problem that gardeners can solve using some simple tricks. The first step is to keep the plant hydrated and well-nourished with plenty of light, water, and nutrients. Then, plant in pot soil or compost, so that there are no air pockets. What are the causes of plant leaves with holes? Holes in the leaves o

Best flowers for Valentine's Day

 Best flowers for Lovers Day With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to think about choosing flowers as a way to convey this message for this holiday. In this post today, we will give you some suggestions to help surprise your partner. The 15 best flowers for Valentine's Day are dedicated to romance and romance. Be it bright red, vibrant pink or soft white, or unusual bouquets, these beautiful Valentine's flowers have their own identity today. Asters, Gerbera Daisy, Tulips, Matthiola Incana or Stocks, and many more… These plants symbolize the romantic Valentine's season and are decorative accessories that will bring warmth and joy to your loved ones. Moreover, they instantly brighten up the room when you choose the right setting. If you are considering a little floral inspiration, keep reading to find out their own meanings to make your loved ones laugh. 1 Aster Aster also means star and Virgo signify Venus, which is love in all its forms. Pink an

Root rot in houseplants

 How to detect and treat root rot in houseplants Have you ever wondered if those who love houseplants are greedy for punishment? We take beautiful tropical plants, most of which do not grow anywhere near where we live, and bring them into our dry, rain-fed homes and stump them in a pot. Then we pull our hair out and try to maintain them so they will thrive in these unnatural conditions. But that’s what we want, isn’t it? Caring - Maintaining our foliage. When our plants thrive, it is like living in a beautiful, lush forest. We are naturally attached to our houseplants. My daughter told me she had house plant grandchildren in her apartment. I still don’t know how to feel about it. Of course, enjoying houseplants is also about treating occasional diseased plants. If you keep houseplants for a long time, you will inevitably experience root rot. This common plant disease, until it is well, is difficult to detect in most mature green thumbs. What is root rot? Many believe that e

5 effective and easy ways to increase your cucumber yield

Easy ways to increase your cucumber yield Surprisingly, the most effective methods to increase yields are retail cost-effective or completely free. After all, in essence, everything depends on fertile soil, natural food, and timely, adequate irrigation. 5 effective methods to increase the yield of cucumbers are discussed below. 1 - Proper planting As practice has shown, planting cucumbers on a nettle "pillow" significantly increases the yield - sometimes 2-3 times! To do this, dig a 20 cm trench, place the finely chopped nettles on the bottom with a 10 cm layer, sprinkle with earth, sow the seeds on top or plant the seedlings, and finally cover with foil. This nettle "pillow" gradually rots, releasing heat and growing cucumbers with essential nutrients. 2 - Cop dressing with "green" manure and ash After the first 4 leaves of cucumber appear, it is necessary to start the "green" diet. To do this, place the nettles and other weeds up to

7 types of succulent plants

 Succulent Plants: 7 types of succulent plants The succulent tendency shows no signs of diminishing because of their unique appearance, hardness, and versatility that are incredibly popular among green and black thumbs. Succulent plants come in a wide range of colors, shapes, and sizes, and they are a wonderful way to add texture to a garden or a low-maintenance method that introduces plants into the home. Here are our best tips for growing succulents and 12 different options for planting them in and around your home. What are succulents? Derived from the Latin word sucus, which means sap or sap, succulent plants A group of plants that store water in thick, succulent leaves. This allows it to withstand drought - thriving in dry, hot climates. Their nature allows them to be tolerant of neglect, so they make excellent indoor plants. Succulent varieties 1. Provin tail (sedum morganium) Also known as burrow tail or donkey tail, this Mexican succulent basket is suitable for hang