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Grow: Spring Strawberries

Grow: Spring Strawberries

There’s nothing better on a hot summer day than sinking your teeth into a mouthwatering strawberry. Strawberry plants take minimal effort to grow, and make for a delicious, healthy snack. Typically grown in the winter season, strawberries can also be planted in early spring. Growing your own strawberries is a gauarteed way to avoid the chemicals often found in pesticides. Follow these tips to grow juicy, ripe strawberries.

 

  • Plant in soil with a pH around 6.0 to 6.2
  • For watering provide 1 inch per week at the root zone.
  • Ripe berries appear around 30 days after bloom
  • Strawberries need 8 to 10 hours of strong sunlight a day
  • Pick every two to three days
  • Always refrigerate immediately after picking
  • Never plant berries in the same spot year after year
  • Never plant strawberries where solaneaceous have grown before (tomatoes, peppers, egg plant)

See how to incorporate delicious strawberries into a fun skin care DIY here.

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