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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.

Why the hoya plant does not grow

Hoya plant does not grow With thick, glossy leaves, fragrant pink and white star-shaped flowers, and elegant backward vines, the hoys are beautiful houseplants that have captured the hearts of plant enthusiasts for decades. There are hundreds of varieties that are relatively easy to grow when given the right growing conditions. However, many new Hoya growers are disappointed when their hoya exhibits exotic signature flowers or releases new leaves at the same rate as their other plants. Let’s look at some of the reasons why your Hoya is not growing and some simple ways to get it back so as not to damage your Hoya and alleviate any frustration. Why does My Hoya not produce leaves? There are a number of factors to consider when seemingly healthy hoya does not produce fresh leaves. Initially, most species of Hoya prefer medium to bright light. Hoys placed in low light corners or rooms end up with bare stems or long sections of dead leaves. Expose the hoya to more light by placi