Gardening

How to make your berries bird-resistant on the cheap

I like birds, even in my garden.  They eat pests and they're fun to watch.  Lately, however, robins have been ravaging my strawberry patch — eating those juicy berries before I can have a chance to pick some for myself.  But there's hope — and the secret may just be in your cupboard.

How to make your berries bird-resistant on the cheap

The Indestructible DIY Tomato Trellis

I've finally found it:  A tomato trellis that won't blow over or collapse under the weight of my tomato plants.  You can make it in about an hour with common materials from the hardware store and just a few common tools. 

The Indestructible DIY Tomato Trellis