By far the best succulent propagation how-to site I've ever found. It's thorough and tells the hows and the whys. -How to propagate succulents. They are easy to take care of and so many different ones to chose from.
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.