Growing Strawberries from start to winterizing

How to start growing strawberries

Start growing your own delicious strawberries in your own hobby farm garden. Enjoy the amazing feeling of picking fresh strawberries grown at home for you and your family. Fresh strawberries are far better than the fruits picked early and shipped to your grocery store.

7 Tips to Grow a Lot of Strawberries

Growing strawberries for beginners

Growing strawberries are easy to do and once planted keep producing fruit over and over year after year with just a little maintenance. Strawberries can be grown in the ground, grown in containers and even in hanging baskets. So no matter where you live I am sure you can find a small or big space to grow your own strawberries.

How many strawberries do you get from one plant?

Strawberry plants will produce between 40 to 70 berries over a growing season depending upon the the type of plant variety selected. Weight from each plant can be between 1.5 to 3.0 lbs (0.7 to 1.4 kg) of fruit.

HOW to PLANT and GROW STRAWBERRIES, plus TIPS for growing strawberries in HOT CLIMATES

Growing strawberries in hotter climates can have some challenges. Check out this video for more information and helpful tips on growing and maintaining strawberry plants in hot growing conditions.

What is the best fertilizer for strawberries?

Strawberry plants are heavy feeders and rely on nitrogen. I use a fertilizer containing only nitrogen

  • urea (46-0-0)
  • ammonium nitrate (33-0-0)
  • Balanced fertilizer such as a 12-12-12

Strawberry Plant Winter Preparation! How To Protect Your Strawberries Over Winter

When winter arrives on your hobby farm help your strawberries get ready for the winter months. Here are some tips on winter preparations to protect your strawberry plants over the cold winter conditions.

Planting Strawberries in Containers for Beginners! 

Here is a video to show beginners how easy it is to grow your own strawberries in a container.

Growing strawberries in containers

If space is an issue where you live you can still grow your own strawberry plants and enjoy your own delicious home grown fruit by the use of containers. Growing fruit and vegetables are easy to do with you use of container gardening.

Many styles of growing containers are available to use the space you have to grow your own fruits and vegetables. This vertical growing container is sold on Amazon. If interested in this model check for more information here FOYUEE Vertical Herb Garden Planter Box

There is nothing better than a large bowl of fresh strawberries in the morning. My wife and I enjoy fresh strawberries with breakfast, in our yogurt at lunch and on the side of a warm dessert at dinner time.

How to grow strawberries from runners

Learn how to grow more strawberry plants from harvesting the runners off of your existing plants. This technique will help your existing plants produce more fruit by removing runners off of your existing plants redirecting the growing energy back into the mother plant and provide you with runners that can be replanted to start new plants providing more free strawberry plants in turn more fruit for you.

Should I cut strawberry runners?

Yes, removing runners from the strawberry plants sends that energy back to the main plant for better growth. Also, planting the runners will provide you with more FREE strawberry plants!

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