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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.

Best ideas for rock garden

 Rock garden ideas Rock gardens can bring natural, rugged beauty to any yard, including steep hillsides or other difficult growing situations. Check out these amazing gardens for plenty of color and design inspiration. Tall plantings Common rock garden plants naturally grow in high mountains, where they must withstand harsh conditions including hot sun, high winds, and drought. Experiment with wildflowers in an array of complementary colors to create a picture-perfect display. For a layered look and full color, combine mounding plants and groundcovers with shrubs of various sizes for vertical interest. Front Yard Rock Garden Even if your site isn't naturally rocky, you can easily create a rock garden. In this front yard, a stone wall provides an excellent base and border for a variety of low-growing alpine classics, including Aubrieta 'Royal Blue,' Phlox subulata, and Potentilla. Gypsophila franzii and Dianthus 'Tiny Rubies' fill in the crevices between