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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.



Plants You Can Use As Soap

 6 Plants You Can Use As Soap Did you know that there are some plants around us that can be used as soap? Besides decorating, purifying the air, and helping you sleep better... each plant has its own effects. In today's post, we want to share that you can use plants as soap daily. They are natural plants, which means they don't contain chemicals and of course, they won't harm your skin. Check them out with us! You may not know that soap is best known for creating a lather with gentle cleansing properties. In fact, soap is one of the world's richest sources of compounds called saponins. Research shows that they have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and astringent properties. So they are safe for you! 1 Clematis Clematis is a popular climbing plant that beautifies any nearby garden space. It displays stunning flowers in a wide variety of colors. The highest concentration of saponins is found in flowers and leaves. First, collect its flowers and leaves, then c

7 Display Container Gardening Ideas

 Container Gardening Ideas -7 Display and Planting Tips Use container gardening ideas to add beautiful highlights to all areas of your garden Adding rich textures, bright colors, and new visual ideas to your garden, container gardening ideas are the perfect way to make small but powerful changes to your garden. Planted containers can add instant and easy color to your backyard, an empty corner, a balcony, or even a patio, so you can add them as an essential part of your garden concept. Each pot can showcase one plant species for a dramatic effect, or create a mix of plants to create a seasonal display or long-term focal point. You can grow almost anything in a garden with the right fertilizer and diet, which means you can grow plants with different growing needs, such as those that like acidic soil or have special nutritional needs. Garden Ideas   Garden Hints Container gardening ideas - for year-round displays While the type of container or plant box can be decorative and

Gardening jobs in May

Gardening Jobs to Get Done In May The month of May brings dreams and aspirations about hot weather, ideal for gardening and spending meaningful moments outdoors. Maybe you can sit by the fire, grill, or newly built clay stove and wait for some tasty treat from the heat. Think about everything you can plant and sow in May May can be a busy month for gardeners as "weeds" sometimes tend to overtake new seedlings. Before going deep into the season, make sure you have at least a temporary plan. If you are thinking about investing in a garden project, now is the time to do it. Do not wait another minute! Keep at least a spare sheet to keep track of when and where you sowed your seeds. It will be very useful later. 1. Plant window boxes with decorative flowers Once all the dangers of frost have passed, you can plant plenty of flowers, vegetables, and seeds. There are so many plants to choose from, that it can be hard to determine. Make quick decisions based on color, sha

idea for keeping seedlings wealth

 Start with clean materials One of the most common problems affecting seedlings is moisture. This problem is caused by a number of pathogens, including Rhizoctonia spp., Fusarium spp., And Pythium spp. This condition usually causes the seedlings to collapse at the base of the stems, and you can often see fungus growing where the stem meets the soil. Seedlings affected by moisture rarely survive. To avoid dampness, thoroughly clean all your potting media (plates, pots, utensils) with soap and water. Follow the sanitizer. Plant with clean hands. Use sterile tubs such as store-bought potting mix. Disease prevention and management Soak for 10 minutes in 10% household bleach solution and disinfect all used pots and pans. Use the fresh potting mix to fill the plates. Do not reuse the potting mixture and do not use garden soil or compost. Clean all tools used for planting and maintaining seedlings. Store them in a clean place when not in use. Use a heating pad under the trays to h

5 simple things you can do to make a big difference - gardening

5 simple things you can do to make a big difference Have you ever wondered what it would be like to rewind your garden? A garden is your backyard space, field, or forest on acres, even your postage-sized balcony. No matter how big or small, there will always be a place for rewilding - if you let things be. 1. Stop mowing your lawn - the first step in rebuilding your garden There is more than one way to stop mowing your lawn - and there are many good reasons to turn your lawn into a wildflower lawn. However, the choice to stop cutting does not have to be all or nothing. Sometimes raising the height of your sawmill can even be beneficial as it leaves long grass for insects and small creatures to wander and roam around. You can try to cut less often. Say it once a month or twice a summer. If you go through the “cutting” twice as we do in the summer, we can only recommend how to cut the scythe by hand. That way you can turn your lawn into hay for animals or mulch for an unoccup

Best Home Seed Startups

Best Homemade Seed Starting Why waste money when making your own seed mix easily? Check out this excellent homemade seed starter mix below. 1. Beat moss or cocoa beet Peat moss Peat improves ventilation and can save a lot of water. It is acidic and low in nutrients or if you use beets, add 1/4 teaspoon of lime per gallon to the mixture to balance the pH. The biggest disadvantage of using charcoal is that it can only be obtained by destroying the remaining mires. There are non-beet alternatives like cocoa beet that you have to choose from. Seeds can be started in pure beet moss, without mixing with any other growing medium. Cocoa Beat The best alternative to beet moss is cocoa beet. Coconut fiber is supplied in lightweight batches that become larger when water is added. The advantage of using cocoa beet over beet moss is that its production is not harmful to the environment. It contains macro-nutrients and potassium and is neutral, unlike beet, which is acidic. You can start

5 Low maintenance landscaping ideas to try

Low maintenance landscaping ideas In today’s fast-paced environment, many people are looking for a break from repetitive, unnecessary work. When planning a home landscaping design, low maintenance landscaping is often thought of. We usually think about curb appeal, which is important, but it's best to bring several low-maintenance landscaping ideas to your home so you can really enjoy your new home and not be addicted to maintaining it. Low maintenance landscaping ideas 1. Plant shrubs and trees Depending on the size of your area, you may want to plant some trees and shrubs. If you find some flowering shrubs, it is even better because there will be beautiful flowers for you to see. These colorful flowering shrubs show beautiful yellow, pink and red flowers, and show a beautifully landscaped lawn with a backdrop of nice trees for shade. 2. Create beautiful paths with pavers and ground covers If your lawn starts to show bald or brown spots, you can cover these dry patches

Know About Vegetable Garden Planning

 10 Things to Know About Vegetable Garden Planning Growing a vegetable garden is not difficult. If you have not grown a vegetable garden before, here are ten things you need to know when preparing for the growing season. If you are an experienced gardener, please review these tips and send them to a neighbor or friend. You can grow vegetables all year around wherever you live. You can start your growth at any time of the year. The articles in this round-up will help you grow no matter what level of experience you have. Here are tips for growing your vegetable garden. 1. How to start a vegetable garden: Go to the nearest vegetable garden and get a good start. Make a list of vegetables that you and your family can eat. Start growing these crops first. 2. Types of vegetables: There are two basic types of vegetables: cold season crops and warm-season crops. Cold-season crops are leaf crops for salads and root crops for shells, soups, and munching. Hot Climate Crops Fruits - T

Natural Pest Traps

 Useful Natural Pest Traps for Your Healthy Organic Garden You know that when it comes to garden insect repellents, most people think quickly about the types of pesticides that cause side effects. However, most solutions bought in the store are expensive and dangerous to your health. Fortunately, there is another effective way to get rid of them, which uses natural traps. So, if you are looking for ways to get rid of harmful pests from your garden, you can check out the best solutions with us in today’s post! You know that when it comes to garden insect repellents, most people think quickly about the types of pesticides that cause side effects. However, most solutions bought in the store are expensive and dangerous to your health. Fortunately, there is another effective way to get rid of them, which uses natural traps. So, if you are looking for ways to get rid of harmful pests from your garden, you can check out the best solutions with us in today’s post! 1 apple codling m

9 simple ways to keep your cut flowers fresh for a long time

 keep your cut flowers fresh for a long time There is nothing better than enjoying a bouquet of freshly cut flowers that are often at home, aren’t there? It is very difficult to appreciate your wonderful bouquet for a long time because the next morning you will see a pile of petals scattering around the vase. Do not despair, we have compiled 9 simple and easy tricks to help you protect your flowers, so they will last longer and extend the joy they bring to your home. Check them out! It does not matter if you grow flowers in your garden or buy your flowers from a florist, today these ways can help keep your flowers fresh for a long time. These are all simple, effective, and inexpensive. You can subsidize their disappearance from the main plant or prevent bacterial growth in stagnant water, there are several ways to accomplish these two goals. Anyway, we hope they are useful for you to keep your cut flowers alive for a long time. Read on to know the details. 1. Change the wat