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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.

Succulents to Set Your Houseplant

 12 unusual succulents to set your houseplant collection apart Succulents are great houseplants for every level of gardener. In general, these drought-tolerant plants don't need a lot of water, so they'll forgive you if you forget to water for a while. Here are some of the most stunning varieties to add (or start) to your collection. Strawberry Ice Succulent Echeveria Strawberry Ice sounds like a refreshing drink to enjoy on a hot summer day, but it's actually a pretty (and rare) blush. These plants are very small, about an inch in height and width. The plump leaves are arranged to make this succulent look like a rose . Place your strawberry ice succulent through a window with bright light and water once the soil has dried. Sometimes these succulents lose their rose color, but a little water and sunlight should restore their beautiful pink color. Other garden links 👇 How to care for your trees  Reasons not to trim your garden this fall Container  gardening ide

Succulent Facts - care tips you need to know

 Succulents vs. Cacti: What's the Difference? Because low-maintenance, succulent, and indoor-suitable plants such as cacti tend to be tough, many people don't realize that the two actually belong to the same family. What is the difference between a cactus and a fleshy fruit? Yes, they may look very different, but given the fact that they both thrive in dry climates and don't need much water to survive, we shouldn't be surprised that they're related. But the two plants have more in common than their drought tolerance and heat-loving nature. Is a Cactus a Succulent? Succulents are not their own family but are found in about 60 families. Aloe vera, in the cactus family, is one of these families. So all cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti. Cacti are a subsection of a group of plants collectively known as succulents. All succulents are defined as water-storing plants. The word "succulent" comes from the Latin succus, meaning sap

7 types of succulent plants

 Succulent Plants: 7 types of succulent plants The succulent tendency shows no signs of diminishing because of their unique appearance, hardness, and versatility that are incredibly popular among green and black thumbs. Succulent plants come in a wide range of colors, shapes, and sizes, and they are a wonderful way to add texture to a garden or a low-maintenance method that introduces plants into the home. Here are our best tips for growing succulents and 12 different options for planting them in and around your home. What are succulents? Derived from the Latin word sucus, which means sap or sap, succulent plants A group of plants that store water in thick, succulent leaves. This allows it to withstand drought - thriving in dry, hot climates. Their nature allows them to be tolerant of neglect, so they make excellent indoor plants. Succulent varieties 1. Provin tail (sedum morganium) Also known as burrow tail or donkey tail, this Mexican succulent basket is suitable for hang