Could this be so? Stones painted as strawberries when put around strawberry plants in the spring will keep birds from eating your ripened berries. Birds experience the stones first and will think the ripened berries are rocks.
DIY Mini-Greenhouse: Grow seedlings in recycled containers as Any clear plastic container will do. Use paper towel rolls or toilet paper rolls as a pot. When ready to plant, simply place the whole roll in the ground and plant.
Cucumbers like it hot ~~ Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with a trellis, they're perfect companions! Use a slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun, or spinach in the shady a