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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 Secrets of crop of beets

 Secrets of harvesting bumper crop of beets Before picking your best beet crop, it is a good idea to keep the following in mind. Gardening is unpredictable from season to season and from crop to crop. One year you were loaded with zucchini , but no tomatoes. Next year the buckets of tomatoes will be overflowing, but not the zucchini. Wait for a second, there is no season without zucchini, is there? You can never trust your favorite crops to grow uniformly every year. There are many factors out of your control: hail, drought, wind, heat, flood. The weather will happen. Then there are the almost indestructible beets. Planting the fruits and vegetables you really like to eat is always wise gardening advice - and some can be underestimated. For diversity, you can also pay a little attention to other crops to enhance their nutrient content. Beetroot is included - it ranks 4th on the list of the most nutritious vegetables you can grow in your garden. If you happen to like them t