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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.

5 reasons to soak seeds before planting

Soak seeds before planting As spring approaches and seed sowing is in full swing, you will get many tips on how to get it right.  This advice will help beginner gardeners or those who can not get anything to germinate no matter how hard they try.  But, it can also be paradoxical.  Soaking is one of the most commonly recommended steps in sowing seeds.  It should be soaked at least a few hours before planting, and overnight, impatient gardeners may wonder if this action is really necessary, or if it is a good thing. For a long time. Well, we are here to give you why it is so important in the process of seed soaking and germination.   Also, once you are convinced that any seeds should be soaked before planting, no seeds should be soaked. 5 Reasons to Soak Your Seeds Before Sowing 1. Stimulation of germination As we already know, seeds need moisture to germinate. Different seeds are stimulated by different amounts of moisture, depending on the rainfall in their own areas. Once

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

How to save vegetable seeds for next year

how to preserve vegetable seeds Why store seeds Saving seeds for next year will seem like a lot of work. But by storing like that create new, custom varieties of vegetables that grow best in your backyard and have fun in the process. Next, we do not have to buy seeds at high prices in the shops outside, we will have quality seeds ourselves. Avoid collecting the same hybrid seeds because they may not germinate for the next generation or give low yields. Choose as many country seeds as possible in your zone. In this article, we will look at how to collect a variety of vegetable seeds for the next season. Can collect any seeds If you are new to seed collection you can save the seeds of easy plants first. For example peas, beans, lettuce, and tomatoes. The first thing to keep in mind is that only "open-pollinated" seeds can be stored for the next season. You must mind that few plants can cross-pollinate if they are planted too near each other. For saving seeds, it’s b