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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.

Zucchini Plant Pests and control

 How to Identify and Control Zucchini Plant Pests Nothing says summer like a great harvest of homemade zucchini. As much as you enjoy fresh-picked fruit, there are many garden pests that like to nibble on your zucchini plants. From the tiny aphid to the colorful cucumber beetle, there are plenty of creepy bugs that can't wait to get their teeth into your vegetables. Are you afraid? don't be Although the list of pests that can attack zucchini may seem long, with a few quick steps, most of them are easily dealt with. 1. Aphids Aphids are one of the most common garden pests out there, and zucchini plants are not immune to these sap-sucking insects. These tiny 1/8-inch-long bugs can be black, red, green, yellow, brown, or pink, depending on the species. They have pear-shaped bodies with long antennae and are usually wingless. A single aphid is no big deal, but in groups, they can stunt or damage plants. These insects breed profusely, with eggs hatching in winter and spr

Most common garden pests

 The most common garden pests and how to fight them Oh, garden pests, how much we do not like to find them all over our plants! We work so hard to plant and maintain our little vegetable plants and then they destroy all of our hard work. Here is the good news though. Most of these pests have been around for decades, and there are tried and true ways to get rid of them from your vegetables. This list compiles the most common garden pests and natural non-chemical methods of dealing with them. For new and experienced gardeners, this information is essential and your plants will mature in a season with good health and excellent productivity. The key to effectively fighting pests and minimizing damage to your plants should be to be effective. Do not wait until errors appear. Investigate which pests are common in your area and then prepare yourself. If Colorado beetles are a regular visitor to the gardens where you live, you can expect to see them too. No reason to get caught. We