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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.



What Bugs Attack Geraniums

 What pests attack garden plants and how to control them Geranium (Pelargonium x hortorum) is one of the most popular gardens and container plants in the United States today as an annual or perennial plant. Often, healthy geraniums are devoid of pests. Geranium BudWorms Four-Lined Plant Bugs Fall Cankerworms Cabbage Loopers Whiteflies Aphids Scale Slugs Snails In this article, we are going to share information that will help you identify these common geranium pests and protect them. How to protect your garden plant species against common garden pests When protecting your geranium plants from all kinds of pests, it is advisable to inspect the plants and leaves frequently. Better defense is a good offense, so be sure to inspect your plants regularly so that pests and diseases can be detected early. If you start treatment as soon as you find a problem, the chances of overcoming it are high. Once you have diagnosed your geranium pest problem, here are five basic treatment techn