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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.

Grow and Maintain Triostar

 How to Grow and Maintain Triostar Stromanthe With clear pale lines, Triostar stromante (also known as stromante sanguinea or stromante thalia, tricolor stromante) is one of the best ways to add color and dreamy tropical vibes to your space. These full, vibrant plants can grow to two to three feet tall and one to two feet in maturity with proper care. Native to the jungles of Brazil, this evergreen plant has delicate pointed green leaves sprinkled with light green, cream, and pink, and the bottom is deep pink, maroon, or magenta. As a member of the prayer plant family with marantas and calatheas, your triostar stromante naturally folds its leaves at night and shows the base of their striking pink. The most similar plant with slightly different characteristics and less cold tolerance is Ctenanthe oppenheimiana, also known as the plant or giant Pampuranda, but it is much rarer than Triostar stromante. You can read -  How to get rid of rats in the garden 3 Causes of white spot

How to Repot Your Plants

Repot your plants To improve continued growth and root health, it is important to know how and when to replant your plants. The average healthy houseplant will grow larger than its container and will need to be re-potted at least once in its lifetime. If you are new to parenting, relocation can seem daunting. But re-reporting does not have to be like rocket science. We are here for beginner plant owners to enhance their growing collections with the Grow-How they need to take care of. Read our guide on replanting houseplants, which includes step-by-step tutorials on when to replant and how to replant your plants. How do I know if I need to pot again? When you notice roots crawling on the surface of the soil or watching the roots grow through the drainage holes in the bottom of the pot, you know it is time to replant. This is a sign that your plant is rooted and needs more space. Another sign that it is time to potty again is that water flows through the pot during irrigation