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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.

11 Plant Combos

 11 Plant Compos you need to grow side by side Step back over time to embrace some of the horticultural wisdom that your grandparents practiced: the idea of ​​sub-planting or planting mixtures of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory behind companion planting is that some plants can help each other take in nutrients, improve pest management, or attract pollinators," said Tom Maloney, a horticultural educator for the Ben State Extension. "Some research has been done on how to attract beneficial insects such as lacewings to the garden to fight pests, so we know this may be useful. We are still researching other aspects of supplementary planting." When you plan your sub-garden, consider adding flowers that attract hummingbirds or flowers that attract butterflies to your yard to invite some other friends. Create a space that will appeal to the younger members of your family by adding the best plants for kids or the exotic fairy garden. Add so