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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.

5 Simple Ways to Control Asparagus Beetles

 5 Simple Ways to Control Asparagus Beetles Asparagus beetles  A pain in the asparagus. The most common is the asparagus beetle and the spotted asparagus beetle, they both love to eat asparagus. They lurk wherever they can to stay warm in the winter. When they wake up in the spring, they are hungry. If you grow asparagus, you will have to learn at some point how to get rid of these beetles. There are some proven asparagus beetle control methods. They work to prevent these and other pests from invading your plants. Other methods can help you deal with asparagus beetles once they appear. Here are 5 simple, safe, and effective ways to get rid of asparagus beetles in your garden. The life cycle of asparagus beetle - how to recognize asparagus beetles There are 2 different types of asparagus beetles: The common asparagus beetle (Cryoceris asparagus) is 6 to 9 mm long and slightly elongated. It is blue/black in color and has cream or yellow spots. Its larvae are fat gray worms wi