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.
Going to try this- Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar c table salt tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes gallon and worked better than Round Up
I love vinegar! Rid your garden of aphids by spraying your plants with a solution of vinegar and water. 1 cup vinegar to a gallon of water. Vinegar is a natural pesticide so you can get rid of many critters by using a solution mixed with water.