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.
rock garden DIY Rock Cactus Garden- this if for those self declared Brown-Thumbs out there! We saw this & thought they were cute! This would be a fun project to do with the little kids, gather a few rocks on your next outing.