All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Strawberries’

How to grow strawberries in a container garden

Growing Strawberries in Containers

When most people think of container gardening, flowers are the first things that come to mind. Container gardening is becoming increasingly popular as an easy and inexpensive way to brighten up your space. In addition to flowers, this year try something different: strawberries in containers. Strawberries are one of the easiest plants to grow in containers. With strawberries, you get a …

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Making A DIY Living Edible Wreath

Berrylicious Living Strawberry Wreath

Shiny, bright red strawberries are not only a delicious treat but they are also a decorative plant that looks beautiful in the landscape. Low-growing plants dotted with white or pink flowers and brilliant berries can be used in a variety of small-space gardening solutions. This living strawberry wreath is an art piece that is also a smart use of space. …

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Strawberry From Hanging Planter

Growing Strawberries in Hanging Containers / Grow Bags

Even if space is a problem, you can certainly find a corner of your world to hang a strawberry planter.  The sun-warmed, sweet berries are far superior to the store bought ones that ripen in plastic domes. Once established you have plenty more plants year after year. Growing strawberries in hanging containers is a simple way to grow a large number of plants, and you don’t even …

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Multi Level Strawberry Planter DIY Project

Multi-Level Strawberry Tower

I just finished reading Julie Bawden-Davis’ book, The Strawberry Story: How to grow great berries in the Northeast and now all I want to do is plant more strawberries! You may feel that way too after you see this fabulous three-tier strawberry tower she made out of some beautiful glazed pots. I’m going to tackle this project this weekend myself, it’s …

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How To Save Alpine Strawberry Seeds

If you grow Alpine Strawberries (also know as Fraises des Bois) you appreciate them for their powerful punch of flavor and easy-going plants that produce well in some shade. In colder areas where plants may not overwinter, sacrificing a few of these delicious berries for their seeds is a smart backup plan. It’s easy to save alpine strawberry seeds simply …

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