Juicy, delicious strawberries picked right from your back yard garden are hard to beat. But if you’ve ever tried to grow this scrumptious red fruit yourself, you know that it can be tricky. If you’re not careful, slugs, snails, and simple rot can steal more of the juicy fruits than you get to eat.

For perfect, tasty summer strawberries, go vertical. These 6 strawberry-garden DIYs keep your delicious berries high, dry, and out of the reach of slugs and other creepy-crawlies. The best part? They’re also a great way to create privacy and add high style to your backyard. Take a look, and let us know which one you tried!

1. Modern Strawberry Wall

2. Pallet Strawberry Box

3. Picket Fence Strawberry Tower

4. Stacked Strawberry Pyramid

5. Stepped Strawberry Ladder

6. Hanging Strawberry Gutter Garden

Top Image Credit: The Wannabe Country Girl

Would you try any of these vertical strawberry garden DIYs? What are your strawberry-growing secrets?