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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.



5 things no one can tell you about mulch

Tell you about mulch Well, let's get this ridiculous shit out of my head: gardeners are cultivating it well! Oh, let's go now. After all, that phrase speaks the truth. Mulch is one of the many gardening needs, and when used properly, this versatile material will help the soil, protect the roots from heat and cold, and reduce your workload by suppressing weeds and preventing soil compaction. . You already know all this. So, here are some lesser-known mulch facts you need to know before you make a wise decision to use this multitasking product. As always. Read on to learn more about mulch: 1. Mulch does not have to be bark. Many materials such as gravel, grass clippings, straw, leaves, and compost can be used as mulch. Of course, some mulch choices (such as compost) stimulate microbial activity in the soil and add more nutrients when it breaks down, while others (like gravel) are longer lasting and do not need to be replenished frequently. Basically, your mulch select