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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.

A guide to different types of squash

types of squash Although most of us are familiar with different types of squash like pumpkin and zucchini, many do not really realize how many types of squash there are. All types of squash are generally fertile plants, and if you know what to plant and when to plant them, they will produce plenty of fruit. Squash comes from the pumpkin family, and the fruit, seeds, flowers, and even vines of some varieties are unique in being cooked and enjoyed. What are the main types of squash? There are many types of squash. Summer or winter are the two main types when squash is harvested when planted in late spring to early summer. The difference between summer and winter squash is when to harvest. As its name implies, summer squash thrives and is ready to pick in the summer months. However, winter squash does not come with its name. It matures in the cold autumn months each year and is only named "winter" squash because its thicker, harder shell will last longer than the sum

Organic Pest Control Squash Bugs

 Organic squash pest control Squash bugs love pumpkin and squash, and they can ruin favorite leaves, stems, and fruits in the fall. For pest-free squash patches, follow these expert tips for organic squash error control, including selecting and installing sequence cards. Squash Bugs (Anasa Tristis) Pumpkin or squash, squash bug (Anasa tristis) is one of the most common pests of adults and larvae when eating leaves, stems, and fruits of squash and pumpkin; Fruits can be collected by immature nymphs later in the season. Poorly affected plants produce poorly because many leaves are consumed and the fruit is damaged. Organic controls for squash bugs include crop rotation, use of sequencing cards, and handling with dedication. The trap crop can be used to manage squash bugs in the vegetable garden. What are squash bugs? Squash bugs, native to Central America, are now found where they are bred. As the pumpkin and squash begin to grow vigorously, growing from mid to late spring,

Squash Plant Powdery Mildew control

organic pest control vegetable garden Squash Plant Vegetables are always among the vegetables we love to eat. This is what makes it easy to grow in our home and grows in outdoor gardens and sells well. But squash plant crops are mainly affected by a disease called Powdery Mildew. In this article, we will see how to control this disease which can affect 75% of the crop if it affects a crop or if we do not take proper care of it.   All cucurbits are susceptible Pumpkins Vine crops like squash, cucumber, melons, etc. are easily attacked. Apart from this Artichokes Eggplant Lettuce Parsnips Peas Radishes Tomatoes Turnips, This problem is present in almost all the vegetable plants we grow in the home garden. Symptoms of the disease This fungal disease is usually spread by high humidity in the air. The symptoms are superficial white spots on the upper surface of the leaf. Leaf, petioles, and crown appear as small white spots. Spread densely over areas. Another thing you should ke