I am a giving person, really I am, but don't take
That's what I finally had to say to the birds
in the garden. They love my strawberries,
but so do I. I could never get many
and I had tried all kinds of tricks.
Finally, my sister-in-law gave me the netted
side of her old gazebo and told me to cover
the strawberries with it to keep the birds
from eating them all.
Guess what? It worked like a charm. I don't have
enough to cover all of them, so I used some other
netting I have.
This is some Christmas netting with gold stars
but it worked well too.
I now get tons of strawberries and as you can
see in my Italianate garden, I don't have a huge
patch. There was even enough to make
There are still some parts that are uncovered
and they pick that clean. See, I am willing
to share (some)!