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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.

How To Make Compost Tea

A Powerful Liquid Feed For Your Plants Making compost is key to successful organic gardening. This is an important skill that all gardeners need to learn. As a growing medium in compost, pots, and containers, can be used to start seeds and grow plants. It can be spread as a mulch to fill the fertility of growing areas or used to create new garden beds. But there is another way to use compost - not in solid, but in liquid form. A good quality homemade compost can also be used to make tea - a valuable fertilizer that can be used to water around your plants or as a leaf nutrient to replenish soil fertility. What is compost tea? Compost tea does not seem to be a very tasty drink. But for your many plants - that would be right. Fertilizer tea is a nutritious liquid that is made by mixing the fertilizer you make in your garden with water. It's really that simple. By combining fertilizer with water, you are basically liquefying the nutrients in the soil. It can be used to give

The best organic fertilizer to feed your plants and garden

5 Organic fertilizers to feed your plants and garden One of the most important aspects of horticulture is fertilizing. Whenever we grow crops in the soil, we remove nutrients. For food to continue to grow year after year, we need to replenish what we eliminate. It is safe to say that walking underground is more important than what happens above ground. The advent of synthetic fertilizers has always allowed us to feed the growing world, and this is the best on a global scale. But these days more and more gardeners are looking for natural alternatives to their own gardens. If you want to avoid the use of old yellow and green fertilizers sold at every horticultural center in the United States, you have plenty of natural and organic options. I have put together a list of tried and true natural fertilizers that have been incorporated into your soil feeding habits. This is by no means an exhaustive list, and many of these fertilizers work well together. Try experimenting with som

Using Blood Meal Fertilizer In The Garden

 6 Reasons Why You Should Use Blood Meal Fertilizers In The Garden Serious gardeners are always looking for new ways to improve their growth strategy. One tested method is to add blood meal feed to the garden soil. Despite the name of this amendment, it is a great way to restore the nutrient levels of your soil for larger, healthier harvests. But what is blood food and how can you apply it to your plants and your garden? Appropriately named this revision bears the test of time for good reason - it is packed with benefits for your garden. Let’s look at the details here. What are the benefits of using a blood diet for your plants? As the name implies, blood food is the blood of dried, powdered, and flash-frozen animals. It is usually made from cow blood obtained from meat packaging plants, although pork and chicken blood feeds are also common. All this natural garden correction has a lot of benefits. Below are some key reasons for adding it to your soil. 1. Large source of ni

8 Easiest Natural Ways To Add Free Nutrients To Your Plants

 8 Simple Natural Ways Nutrients to Your Plants Chemical garden fertilizers can be harmful to humans and cause damage to the soil. Fortunately, there are organic alternatives, some of which you can find in your homes such as banana peels, eggshells, coffee grounds, and more. They all contain the nutrients your plants need and they can be used as natural plant fertilizer to keep your plants healthy and thriving. In today's post, we will write about using them to convert them into organic fertilizers to enhance the process growth of your crops using them. These natural house plant fertilizers are rich in potassium, nitrogen, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus. They break down slowly, so your plants will have long-term nutrients to support their growth. You can apply them directly to the soil surface, mix with the soil or make a liquid fertilizer at home for indoor plants using a mixture of these natural ingredients. This is one of the best ways to reduce the amount of was

used tea bags instead of throwing them away in the garden

Why use used tea bags instead of throwing them away in the garden? 1. Worms eat tea leaves - Worms can safely eat tea leaves. When they process the leaves, they produce a higher “higher yield”, which is very beneficial for growing your soil plants.  2. Teapots help retain water - Bury your tea bags near the roots of your plants to retain more water and stay healthy. 3. Bags decompose - Most British tea packs are made using a relative of bananas. Manila hemp is made using the fiber of the abaca leaf stems. The small amount of plastic they use to seal the bag and seal the tea bags will disappear in about 6 months.  4. Reduce trash - Burying your tea bags in the garden or throwing them in the compost pile will help remove excess waste. 5. Teabags keep pests at bay - Used tea bags and coffee beans can help keep pests away from your plants. The scent prevents you from biting your plants. 6. Teabags help keep weeds in check - If you cover your tea bags in the garden, they wi

Houseplant Fertilizer Basics

 How and when to feed houseplants Being a home plant parent can confuse business! Unlike human babies, houseplants do not cry when they are hungry or embarrassed. Instead, they respond to their environment in different, more subtle ways. Knowing when it is time to feed houseplants can be challenging, even for long-term houseplant growers. Today, I would like to review the basic nuances of houseplant fertilizer and give you tips on how and when to feed your houseplants. When to feed houseplants Houseplants wither when they need water. When there is not enough sunlight the leaves grow pale and thin. When the humidity is very low, they become brittle; When it is high, they can develop rot. But, it is very tricky to know when your houseplants should be fertilized. There is no clear signal from your plant, "Hey, it's time to feed me!" So, instead of waiting for a signal from the plant, you should take things into your own hands and apply home plant fertilizers on t

How often should I fertilise my indoor plants

 indoor fertilizer for plants One of the most contested areas for indoor plant lovers. My watching in past years of caring for hundreds of indoor plants is that houseplants don’t really need all that much fertilizer. To elaborate a bit more on fertilizer and interior plants, how often should you fertilize indoor plants A) Less is more B) Fertilizer make schedule should be based on sunlight C) Newly purchased plants don’t need fertilizer for 6 months - 1 year D) Leach plant-soil once a year Less is more More fertilized is maybe one of the important causes of indoor plant demise. Most indoor plants are all native to the forest - so that plants evolve to have a minimum amount of nutrients enough. If you follow the package directions, which usually say to fertilize once a month, your plants will look great for a year or two; then, inexplicably, they’ll start to decline - dropping leaves, yellowing, fading.  If you analyze the soil, you'll find a high salinity level, screwed

how to make homemade compost

 Making Home compost Around the world, 70 to 80 percent of people eat a lot of chemical sprayed foods. For the past ten years, people have become more aware of the dangers of eating chemical-laced poisonous foods and have begun to eat more naturally occurring vegetables. Many people have started to produce natural fruits and vegetables in their home gardens. Natural fertilizer is very important to start a natural garden like this. We can make this fertilizer in many ways by keeping the waste products we have at home. We will look at those types in this article Closed bins keep compost neat and tidy Cities can use this bin type in big cities. This bin is available in a variety of formats and is great for cold composting. Hot composting is not possible. Prices range from $ 50 to $ 250. You can also make compost by putting it in a small place. if see cons This method Harder to harvest materials and Turning is difficult and can produce only a small amount of compost Pit compost