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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.

Croton Plant Care

 The Final Guide to Croton Plant Care Croton plants are easy to care for and are a good tropical indoor plant that can survive for many years with the right heat! Croton is scientifically known as Codiaeum variegatum and is characterized by its bright purple, cream, black, red, orange, and yellow colors. Croton variants include Corkscrew, Stoplight, Red Bravo, Gold Dust Croton, Zanzibar, Red Isoton, Petra, Mummy, Fantastic, and Sloppy painter. They all need different and specialized croton plant care. The croton plant is generally compared to the fiddle leaf figure because of its high maintenance reputation. Most first owners complain that the croton plant has lost some of its leaves after the first few weeks, which is quite normal, so you need not fear if this happens. Simply remove the dead leaves and with proper care and a little TLC, your croton will grow new colorful leaves. Tips for maintaining croton 1. Soil composition: Croton plant thrives in fertile soils with pe