Grow Your Own Strawberry Patch

A basket of strawberries in the middle of a strawberry patch

Yes, it is Strawberry season—the plants are now available for you to start your own strawberry patch.  So how do we do that? Strawberries are perennials so choose a permanent sunny place where they can stay.   Strawberry plants come in little bundles of “crowns”.  A crown is the growing point of the plant with … Read more

National Strawberry Day

Fresh strawberries

Did you know that February 27th is National Strawberry Day?  So my favorite fruit has its own day.  To celebrate, I think I’ll have a strawberry milkshake.  For starters…. So here are a few interesting facts about strawberries:  Strawberries are related to roses.  That means they’re also related to apples, plums, peaches, apricots, raspberries, blackberries, and … Read more

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