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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 - Mistakes avoid Organic Gardeners Make

5 Common Mistakes Organic Gardeners Make All gardeners make mistakes. It could be planting all your seeds at once – who has time to plant them while remembering where the seeds are hiding in the soil? Or the fault may be beyond your control, such as not preparing your garden for days of rain, incessant hail, or severe drought. Even a swarm of leaf-eating insects can do a lot of damage overnight while you sleep. Nature always keeps you on your toes. Yet, we must eat to live, and we want to eat well. Therefore, if we want to thrive, we must learn to work with nature rather than against it. Where am I going with all this? Chemicals. ie chemicals in food production. It is difficult to understand, but the use of synthetic pesticides began in the United States in the 1930s. It pollutes the soil for almost 90 years. We often like to think that our grandparents, great-grandparents, and the like were high-end eaters. In a way, they did. The raw materials were of much better quality