Sunday, May 15, 2011

My Strawberry Patch

Last week I had an anonymous reader ask for more details about my strawberry patch.

The variety I have planted are everbearing strawberries. My husband purchased the dormant roots off of eBay.


The plants are in a 3 ft X 15 ft (?- not sure, I haven't measured it) flower bed that sits between the basement stairwell and the concrete backyard pad.


I planted the strawberries last spring and they've had a little bit of time to establish themselves. I will probably have to thin them out next spring.


And as you can see by my recent photos, these strawberries are almost ready to pick!


You can learn more about growing your own strawberries here and here.



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