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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.

4 Problems in growing lettuce

Growing issue lettuce As we mentioned, lettuce is generally considered to be an easy plant to grow. It’s not like trying to grow bread seed poppies. Or Tomatoes In my experience, growing tomatoes can be ridiculously easy or terribly difficult. Rain, high winds, hail, drought, burning rays of sunlight, frosty mornings: it all depends on what you want to blow in the summer. You name it, the sky will bring it. Then come the insects ... You get the picture. Gardening is not really easy. There will always be some challenges along the way. The key to getting a good harvest (in any crop) is to easily overcome these conditions. It is good to keep organic production in mind. 1. Failure to germinate lettuce seeds There are a few reasons why seeds do not germinate. Too little water or too much water. Cold temperature or high temperature. The fungus, the old seed stock, or perhaps the birds swallowed them before they had a chance to do their thing. Lettuce seeds, like other horticultur