"I have a 2 ft chicken wire fence around my patch (about 25 x 20 ft). I lined the bottom of the fence with medium sized stone (8-10" in diameter). I then have bird netting covering the patch, connected to the fence. Chipmunks get in on…"
"I have been going with the "If you can't beat em, join em" method recently. I Mean, if the berry is good enough for the squirrel... Seriously though, the squirrels pick them at the same time you should. Allow the berry to sun-ripen in…"
I have them in earthboxes and my place has poor sunlight so where they are is the only south facing location.
I was thinking of fencing...chicken wire, etc...but I think the rascals will be laughing at my feeble attempts to stop them.
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to stop my strawberry thieves??? The local animals, squirrels and raccoons are continually taking my berries. I assume they are good because of how quickly they are taken when they start to ripen but I would like to enjoy a couple. Any suggestions would be appreciated.See More