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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.

common plant diseases

 About common plant diseases Diseases are caused by bacteria, fungi, and viruses. These active creatures have a way of preventing all gardeners from time to time. It is important to have a good understanding of the diseases before you effectively send the packing - and regain the joy of gardening. Let's get started! Worse diseases Leaf spots are one of the most common symptoms of diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses. Other symptoms of the disease include sudden withering, ragged, or curled leaves, decayed flowers or fruits, usually discolored or spotted foliage, and poor growth. Location of bacteria Most common in wet, humid weather, the disease can be controlled by avoiding working between wet plants. Bacterial spot symptoms vary but usually, they change the color of the leaves to form a dark brown sore surrounded by a yellow halo. Black spot The fungal disease, especially found in roses, causes blackheads on leaves and foliage. Blackheads grow rapidly over l