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    Default How to protect strawberry plants from birds?

    I've decided to plant strawberries this year. The seeds haven't even sprouted yet but I want to know how I should protect the fruit because I know birds are attracted to them. A frame with netting or something? Photos would be appreciated if you care to share your garden :-)

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    Bump for the night crowd :-)

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    I know you can get bird netting pretty easily. I think you just lay it over them. I've only grown strawberries once and surprisingly the birds didn't get to them so I never got around to actually getting net!

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    Netting's the best way - do you have them in a hanging basket? When we had them, we just cut a hole in the netting and hung it over the basket.


 

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