All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘strawberry’

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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July 2014 Free Printable Calendar From Garden Therapy

July’s Free Printable Calendar

I’m a few days late with the calendar this month. You see, I was out picking berries and having picnics and enjoying all that summer has to offer. If you haven’t yet gobbled down handfuls of fresh berries, what are you waiting for?! They just don’t get any better than they are right now. In celebration of berries everywhere, here …

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Low Sugar Strawberry Freezer Jam

Homemade Low-Sugar Strawberry Freezer Jam

I made a huge batch of this strawberry jam which is mostly just macerated strawberries, a little sugar, and some lemon juice. This jam really retains the fresh strawberry flavor, but it needs to be stored in the freezer as there isn’t enough sugar to preserve it in a boiling water canner. It’s not as thick as a long boil …

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Blueberry Raspberry Strawberry And Blackberry Infused Vodka And New Years Eve Cocktail Recipes

Blueberry & Blackberry Infused Vodka + New Year’s Eve Cocktail Recipes

If you are having a New Year’s Eve bash this year, infused vodkas make a festive base for some fabulous cocktails. Or perhaps you are lucky enough to be attending a soiree held by someone else?  A fruity infused vodka makes a perfect hostess gift and is much more original than wine. Start them now and they’ll be perfectly flavor-infused by the big night. …

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