How to keep rabbits out of a vegtable garden?

I am planning on putting my vegetable garden in this week. We have a rabbit that has claimed our yard as his own. He is not afraid of the dog or either of the cats and I have actually seen him chasing other rabbits out of the yard. I have my raised beds ready to plant and I keep finding him in them looking towards the house, as if to say "so when is it gonna be lunch time?" I have researched different methods online (eg. fencing, hot sauce, human hair spread around, that type of thing). I didn't know if anyone had any other suggestions?

Best solution is to put wire netting around the yard or around the raised beds. Rabbits do not climb.

How to get this baby coniffer tree to survive?

I bought a baby conifer tree from Lidl it was covered in fake snow, and I kept on watering it. It seems to be going a bit dead, like the snow's dropping off and the branches are going a weird shape. I repotted it in ash some soil, and I've now started feeding it tea. Is there any where is saving it?

I'm answering blind because I don't know where you live or what the tree looks like. Since you mention re potting I'm going to guess it's an inside plant. If this is supposed to be a pre bonsai of some sort I can guarantee it hasn't been treated well since you mentioned fake snow. If you're trying to keep it alive, if it still is and if you have any other plants I highly suggest a moisture meter. You can't guess if it needs water and over watering will kill it. Keep the soil moist, not water logged. A plant mister would also help. Proper lighting is also very important. Remove any garbage around and on the tree, stones, fake snow etc. The plant has to breath and correct evaporation is essential. Use normal soil for now, ash does not retain moisture. Distilled or boiled water is suggested. Fertilizer will be used later. Unfortunately most of these plants do not come with a care sheet. They do look cute but require special care. Unless they receive this special care they're life span will only be a few weeks. I'm including care instructions for a pre bonsai juniper. If this is not the plant you have please get back to me. Good luck.

How to grow strawberries in your basement?

I cant plant anything in my lawn. I have a basement, i think i might set up a large planter table and a light. I also want to know how to grow vegetables and fruits.

1. Expect your electric bill to skyrocket. 2. Expect your electric bill to skyrocket. 3. See 1. and 2. Basically I'm telling you that it's going to be far more expensive than you might think. Pot growers get caught growing stuff in their house because their power bill suddenly heads for the stars. If you are not allowed to plant in your yard I suggest you look into container growing. I also saw a YouTube video not long ago where a fellow made a window planter out of old soda bottles and some pvc pipe. He had like nine or twelve different little soda pots growing veggies in it.

How to stop a squirrel from coming to my balcony?

There is this pesky squirrel that always comes every day in my balcony and tries taking my dog's food. We once fed it almonds and walnuts and ever since it never leaves. We put a bag of walnuts outside that we bought to eat and the squirrel came and ripped open the bag, spilling all the walnuts.

How can I make the squirrel never come to our balcony again?

1. Put a saucepan on the stove top and fill it ½ to ¾ full with water. Turn on the burner to start heating it. 2. Peel and chop an onion into very small pieces on the cutting board while the water is heating. Cut up two fresh jalapeno peppers into small pieces too. Put the chopped onion and chopped jalapeno peppers into the heating pot of water 3. Add 1 tbps. of paprika and 1 tbps. of Cayenne pepper into the water with the chopped onions and chopped jalapeno peppers. 4. Stir the mixture up. Then let the water reach boiling point. Let the mixture of fresh produce and spices simmer for 15 to 25 minutes. Then turn off the burner and let the mixture cool. 5. Get a pitcher and cheesecloth or metal strainer (cheese cloth works better). Once the water, onions, peppers and spices have cooled, pour the mixture through the metal strainer or cheesecloth into the pitcherl. Now you will have a colored liquid with little or no residue from the produce and spices in it. 6. Pour the strained liquid into the spray bottle either with a funnel or by hand if you have a steady enough hand pour the liquid into the opening without spilling. Put the top on. 7. Spray the homemade squirrel repellent all over the area. You should spray about once a week, especially in rainy weather.

How to get rid of algae on an outdoor surface?

I have a small pressure washer but its taking to long as thers a large area to clean. Any tips to speed it up?

I would not use bleach as it will kill all the plants below the surface and can also discolor your surface. You need a pressure washer detergent with a sporex additive. Sporex kills algae, mold, mildew, fungus, and moss, and is also biodegradable. I'll include a link in my sources so that you can find a retailer for this sort of stuff.

How to remove grass from an old lawn?

My lawn has been infested with grubs, and has a lot of other problems too. I want to remove all the grass, apply grub killer, winterize, and then seed and fertilize in June.
So far I have been removing grass with a rake and a shovel, but considering the size of the lawn, I don't think I will be able to finish the work before winter. Is there a tool that I could use in order to remove the grass faster? Please don't recommend chemicals or expensive stuff. Also, how should I dispose the old grass?

You can hire a turf remover machine. It takes up the top couple of inches of your lawn. It's about the size of a rotivater. I used it on 350 sq yds of lawn and done in no time. I'm afraid the only way to deal with the grubs is chemical but they don't go very deep so most will be removed when the lawn is up. To dispose of the turf I would hire a skip and have it taken to land fill.

How to tell if a marijuana seed is male or female?

I have some seeds and I need to know if theyre male or female. How can you tell if a seeds male or female?

They are all male until they get pollinated

How to avoid cluster of small flying insects?

I live in Kingston, ON on a school campus and often there are clusters of small flying insects that fly around your face or closely within your vicinity. It is so severe that they may get onto your hair and clothes. I do not know what type of insects these are, but they are also seen in open, field areas. How can you avoid this from happening? Thank you

The flies congregate to survive through the winter and once warmer weather arrives in spring they emerge from their ‘hibernation’ to lay eggs on surrounding grassland, pasture and lawns. So there tend to be two times of the year that these flies bother us in homes and other buildings; autumn when they congregate and spring when they emerge from their hiding places. How To Stop Clusters Kill the adults to prevent them laying eggs in surrounding grass. Kill the larvae in the grass to prevent the adults clustering in your buildings. If you, or a neighbour, have had the problem in the past treat the likely areas of clustering in early autumn to prevent clusters forming. Spray with residual surface spay as described. If you have the adult flies swarming and clustering in the house or other building you need to carry out a full program of treatment. Check around your house/buildings for clusters of flies in warm, dark, dry corners specially your roof void and eaves. If these can be accessed, spray the clusters with a residual surface insecticide such as NO Bugs Super from Kiwicare. If the clusters cannot be found or accessed use a bug bomb such as NO Bugs in the voids. Once the flies in the cluster are dead, clear away as many bodies as can be reached. If you use a vacuum cleaner ensure the bag is disposed of immediately. Spray the surfaces they were clustering on with more NO Bugs Super to prevent new clusters forming where the pheromone lingers. Treat the surfaces around the home where flies have been seen and entry points to the roof void around the eaves etc. with NO Bugs Super. Treat again prior to the next season to prevent new clusters collecting. Given a chance they will use the same areas to form clusters. If possible it is best to prevent the problem of these flies moving into your home by treating the larvae in the soil before they become adult flies. Use soil insecticide such as NO Insects Lawngard Prills which is a slow release insecticide in the form of granules. This is an ideal product to protect you from Cluster flies and other soil pests such as grass grub and porina. Sprinkle the granules on grassy areas within 100-200m of your home and water in thoroughly. These flies rarely travel further than this to infest a home.

How to turn a grass garden into a patio on a budget?

I want to turn our garden into a clean flush patio. I've got no experience what so ever. I'd say a budget of around £500 it's only 16ftx33ft I have found some patio kits on homebase.

Any advice is much appreciated!

Are you able to do any digging yourself? Even if you don't know how to lay a patio you can cut down the cost by doing some of the labouring yourself. Your kit probably includes instructions for digging out the area to a certain depth. It's surprising how much soil this involves removing and the effort involved depends on how compacted it is and what access there is to it. For example, there may only be wheel-barrow access to the rear of the house so each load will have to be dug, put in the barrow and wheeled into a skip at the front. If you have better access then the skip can be put nearer, or you could even hire a mini digger to dig and put the spoil straight into the skip. If you can get that done then you'd only have to ask a professional to lay the slabs, but it's not that difficult to do it if you've done some DIY before.

How to take care of an indoor ivy plant?

Hi. I just bought and indoor ivy plant, and I was wondering if anyone had any tips for caring for it. I was also wondering how often I should fertilize it.

Indoor Ivy plants will thrive if watered properly and give them proper lighting and temperature conditions. Water your ivy plant consistently with warm water to keep the roots moist and allow the top of soil to dry between waterings. Allow the ivy to drain completely and then replace the ivy in its growing location. Make sure you keep your ivy plant in a room that is cooler than the typical indoor temperatures of your home. Ivy plant thrive well with the consistent and moderate temperatures of about 50 to 70 degrees F and overnight temperature is between 40 and 60 degrees. Give them plenty of light but avoid direct afternoon sunlight. Keep your plant near widowsills with filtered light in. If you are not able to provide them the natural light then you can go for artificial light. Place the ivy plant under a grow light for several hours each day. Remove dead leaves and discard any debris from the container, always check for pest. Fertilize the ivy plant once a month with a general houseplant fertilizer.

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