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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.

Christmas tree ideas and 7 Thanksgiving Trees

5 Black Christmas Tree Ideas for a Modern Holiday Look Black may not be the most traditional holiday color, but this season, the black Christmas tree trend is putting a chic spin on the holiday classic. It's modern yet timeless and makes a festive statement that will wow guests at every holiday gathering you host. Interior designer Sandra Funk of House of Funk compares the trend to a timeless fashion icon – the LBD – and shares ideas for decorating a black Christmas tree. "Like a little black dress, black is classic," she says. "Light it up with glitter and keep it festive." If you want to trade the traditional red and green for dramatic glam this year, try a faux black Christmas tree. Black is a neutral color that gives wood ultimate versatility. "It's an incredible backdrop against which to set mirrors, feathers, metallics, and twinkling lights," suggests Funk. Dressed in colorful baubles and holiday string lights can be stunning for a mod