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  • Myah Kelley

    The theory: Stones painted as strawberries when put around strawberry plants in the spring will keep birds from eating your berries because by the time the real berries ripen the birds have become conditioned to think the ripened berries are stones. I'm going to try this next spring; The children will love painting stone berries! (Click through for a detailed painting tutorial.) it would be super cute to scatter them in the garden even if the theory doesn't work!!

  • Ginnifer Davis Line

    I have no idea if this works, but I kind of like the idea of a bowl full of painted stones. : Stones painted as strawberries when put around strawberry plants in the spring will keep birds from eating your berries when they ripen because the birds will think the ripened berries are stones

  • Leslie Fairbairn

    Cute idea via Backyard Diva. Paint rocks to look like Strawberries, place next to your strawberry plants and birds won't eat the real berries. Kids love them too!

  • Jordan O'Hara

    painted strawberry rocks in your berry patch chase the birds away from your real ones, they hate pecking on stones and assume all are hard (other painted rocks can be #modern garden design #garden design ideas #garden decorating before and after #garden design #garden interior| http://garden-interior.blogspot.com

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