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The Strawberry Chronicles (Pics)

Posted by tsj1102 Georgia (My Page) on
Mon, May 14, 12 at 23:36

The Strawberry Chronicles

This is my second year with a small garden, last year was mostly tomatoes and bell peppers. This year I wanted to grow strawberries, I did a bunch of research including reading from this forum but apparently still am not doing something right ... but as soon as a berry gets ripe it is quickly tunnel through my nice ripe berry leaving me nothing but the leftovers. I hung the berries up in hopes of keeping slugs out so I am hoping you guys can help me identify and resolve what it is eating my out of the fruits of my labor. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

My Strawberries

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RE: The Strawberry Chronicles (Pics)

Birds. Your #6 picture is dead-on for birds. You need to net the fruits so the birds can't peck through the netting to get at the fruit.

RE: The Strawberry Chronicles (Pics)

Thanks ltilton... I knew they were coming but I guess I thought it would be more damage.

Thanks again
(Off to buy a net :)

RE: The Strawberry Chronicles (Pics)

yea, i had 2 or 3 nice berries coming along and today they're gone lol i need some netting as well. Birdy got a nice breakfast i guess :)

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