When the glue had dried, she painted each one with two coats of polyurethane to seal them. As they will be put in the garden they need to be waterproof and the polyurethane does the trick.
I have to smile at the picture K chose for the strawberries… it’s of such a delicious looking meringue cake, topped with red strawberries. Each time I have watered the new plants, all I can think of is strawberry meringue cake!! I’ll have to make one with our strawberry bounty!