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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.



Home garden - Time to water your plants

 Best time of day to water your plants There is an art to watering your garden. If you know the best times to water outdoor plants and tricks to water them more efficiently, you'll have happier plants. Even if you live in a rainy place like New Orleans or Seattle, you need to water your garden plants at least once in a while. Every summer there are dry, hot days between the rains. That's when your plants need extra moisture to thrive. Water is too precious to waste, so here's what you need to know about how and when to water your plants When is the best time to water plants? The best time to water outdoor plants is in the morning when temperatures are usually more relaxed. This gives the plants time to absorb water to get through the long, hot day. The second best time is late afternoon or evening. Try watering at night. Watering at night is not ideal because the leaves of your plants cannot dry as quickly as at other times of the day. Wet leaves are more suscep

How often should plants be watered

 How many times should the plants be watered? When I first started gardening, I realized that one of the biggest questions I had was how often to water the plants. I was very curious to see my plants grow, which led to constant watering the plants. In fact, there is no basic answer to this question because the level or frequency of irrigation depends largely on criteria such as climate, time of year, location, and type of plant. Continue reading below and you will find some brilliant and useful ideas to help answer the question: How often should plants be watered? 1. Moisture too Most plants enjoy evenly moist soil throughout. When watering, make sure to pour the soil evenly over all areas, instead of filling only part of the plant with water. In this case, it is useful to note that a slight drying of the plant promotes new root growth. Always watering in one place can lead to incorrect nutrient absorption in the soil. Therefore, always pour water around the plant and cover