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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.



Seed germination for beginners

 Seed germination The seeds are easy to germinate but complex. In general, seeds need oxygen and moisture to germinate, followed by light and proper soil and temperature growth. Each type of seed has its own rules for germination. If you know something about the type of plant you are growing, you can guess its germination needs. For example, if plants originate in tropical climates, their seeds need warm temperatures and humidity to germinate. But if they are planting  Belonging to the mountains, their seeds may require cold or freezing temperatures. Breaking inactivity Moisture alone is sufficient to break the dormancy of the seeds. Have you ever grown sprouts for salads or cooking? You germinated them seeds using water and light. However, some types of seeds are difficult clients and require special treatment to germinate. Some seeds, such as Asclepias spp., Require a period of cooling with moisture. This process is called stratification. (Side note: Vernalization is a wi