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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.

The best ways to ripen grapes and tomatoes indoors

 How to ripen green tomatoes When the temperature starts to drop, the tomatoes stop ripening, so it’s time to take action! We're going to show you how to ripen your green tomatoes inside and outside the vine - and removing those tomatoes from the vine is your specialty. Nothing tastes better than vine-ripe tomatoes. Unripe green tomatoes are still edible but reach their natural peak when the tomato plant reaches a deep vibrant color. How to ripen the exterior If you still have time to ripen the tomatoes outside before the frost, pinch out any small fruits and flowers so that your plants can now focus on the larger fruits that remain. Gradually reduce the amount of water you give to the tomato plant and create continuous dry conditions, which will allow the plants to ripen the remaining fruit. When removing tomatoes from grapes Tomatoes stop ripening below 50 degrees F. This is your tip to harvest all the remaining tomatoes when the daytime temperature is high. Of course