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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.



backyard garden - Peony tulips

 Peony tulips are a must for your garden Peonies are a favorite in many gardens, and for good reason: their flowers have rows and rows of colorful petals, and they're great cut flowers for arrangements and wedding bouquets. Now imagine all that flower power packed into easy-to-grow tulips. When you plant peony tulips in your garden, their large blooms never fail to impress when they appear in spring. But unlike peonies, which are perennials , tulip bulbs usually need to be replanted each fall, so you'll have the opportunity to change up the color scheme of your spring garden and experiment with all the varieties available. What are peony tulips? Peony tulips (Tulipa x hybrida) are actually double-flowered tulips, which means they have more petals than regular tulips and are extra showy. They come in red, pink, purple, yellow, orange, and white. They can have a combination of two or more colors, such as 'ice cream' with white petals surrounded by pink and gre