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.
(herb garden idea) Got Pallets? Don't feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing! Courtesy of: Backyard Diva
How To Grow Your Very Own Strawberry Patch; If you love the fresh taste of strawberries, why not grow your own strawberry patch? You won’t believe how much better fresh strawberries straight from your will taste over commercially grown strawberries.