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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.

How to Fix Too Much Nitrogen in Soil

 Symptoms of Nitrogen Toxicity in Plants | How to fix excess nitrogen in the soil Symptoms of nitrogen poisoning in plants are something you need to take care of in a timely manner before causing damage. Here are the signs to look out for! There are many factors that affect the growth of a plant. Symptoms of nitrogen poisoning in plants are important and you need to be vigilant to ensure that your green friends are healthy. Nitrogen toxicity is usually caused by excess nitrogen in the soil and excessive composting in the beds. Plants need nitrogen at the plant stage of their growth but will become inactive if the supply is not checked. This study provides a brief overview of the acute causes of nitrogen poisoning in plants. How to detect symptoms of nitrogen poisoning in plants? Nitrogen toxicity is a common condition and can be easily detected by closely monitoring the appearance and growth of the plant. 1. Unusually dark green leaves If your leaves start to show darker sh

Basics of Houseplant Fertilizer

 Basics of Houseplant Fertilizer: How and when to feed houseplants Being a home plant parent can be a confusing business! Unlike human babies, houseplants do not cry when they are hungry or embarrassed. Instead, they respond to their environment in different, more subtle ways. Knowing when it is time to feed houseplants can be challenging, even for those who have been growing houseplants for a long time. Today, I would like to review the basic nuances of houseplant fertilizers and tell you how and when to feed your houseplants. When to feed houseplants Houseplants wither when they need water. Their leaves grow pale and thin when they do not receive enough sunlight. When the humidity is very low, they become brittle; When it is too high, they can rot. But, knowing when to fertilize your houseplants is very tricky. "Hey, it's time to feed me!" There is no clear signal from your plant to shout that, except for perhaps slow or stagnant growth, which is not noticed

How often should I fertilise my indoor plants

 indoor fertilizer for plants One of the most contested areas for indoor plant lovers. My watching in past years of caring for hundreds of indoor plants is that houseplants don’t really need all that much fertilizer. To elaborate a bit more on fertilizer and interior plants, how often should you fertilize indoor plants A) Less is more B) Fertilizer make schedule should be based on sunlight C) Newly purchased plants don’t need fertilizer for 6 months - 1 year D) Leach plant-soil once a year Less is more More fertilized is maybe one of the important causes of indoor plant demise. Most indoor plants are all native to the forest - so that plants evolve to have a minimum amount of nutrients enough. If you follow the package directions, which usually say to fertilize once a month, your plants will look great for a year or two; then, inexplicably, they’ll start to decline - dropping leaves, yellowing, fading.  If you analyze the soil, you'll find a high salinity level, screwed

what nutrient deficiency causes yellow leaves

plant nutrient deficiency If we are not sick, our bodies will show various symptoms. The body is tired and has a headache. Similarly, if the plant is not sick or lacks nutrients, it will show through the leaf first. At the same time, there are many reasons why the leaf of a plant may turn yellow. In the spring the leaves are shed and new leaves germinate again. Plants rest just as we rest. Sometimes the lower leaves age and fall off the repair. All of this can happen naturally. Apart from this, there are many reasons why the leaves turn yellow and burn. Let's see about them. Too much water This is a mistake that everyone can make. Watering the plants more than they need. This makes it difficult for the roots to breathe out of the oxygen in the soil and as the water stagnates the roots rot and the leaves turn yellow and the fruit will crack due to too much water. Give the right amount of water. Buy a wet meter and let the water look at the soil moisture. The roots can be porking ar