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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.



Root rot in houseplants

 How to detect and treat root rot in houseplants Have you ever wondered if those who love houseplants are greedy for punishment? We take beautiful tropical plants, most of which do not grow anywhere near where we live, and bring them into our dry, rain-fed homes and stump them in a pot. Then we pull our hair out and try to maintain them so they will thrive in these unnatural conditions. But that’s what we want, isn’t it? Caring - Maintaining our foliage. When our plants thrive, it is like living in a beautiful, lush forest. We are naturally attached to our houseplants. My daughter told me she had house plant grandchildren in her apartment. I still don’t know how to feel about it. Of course, enjoying houseplants is also about treating occasional diseased plants. If you keep houseplants for a long time, you will inevitably experience root rot. This common plant disease, until it is well, is difficult to detect in most mature green thumbs. What is root rot? Many believe that e