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Growing and Caring for Strawberry Plants, Varieties of Strawberries, Preserving Strawberries

Growing Strawberries

How to Grow Strawberries

Strawberry patches are generally started with established plants or bare root stock. Starting from seed is not as easy, and the success rate is lower.

Strawberry Varieties

There are many variables when selecting the correct cultivar to suit your needs. One of the foremost concerns is selecting a variety that is suited to your area. When buying Strawberry plants I recommend buying early from a reputable online dealer, I specify online because local nurseries generally have only one or two mix match varieties in stock at any given time, and their staff is usually lacking in the requisite knowledge to assist you in making a determination.

Hydroponic Strawberries

Best Techniques for Growing Strawberries Hydroponically. A major advantage to growing strawberries hydroponically is having fresh strawberries that you can harvest throughout the year.


Trouble Shooting Strawberries

Pest and Disease issues affecting Strawberry plants. Fungicides, Insecticides and Organic Treatments.

Most Strawberry disease problems are fungal in nature, and caused by soil born pathogens. A sufficient ground cover of straw or well rotted mulch will help to minimize many diseases as the spores will bounce and spread further off soil and water than they will off straw.

Strawberries from Seed

Pruning Strawberries

Trimming , Pruning and Pinching back Strawberry plants

Blue Strawberries

Scientists have genetically modified Strawberries and turned them Blue ! The actual object of this endeavor is to allow the Strawberries to resist freezing temperatures. The "Blue" is a colorful side effect. There are also some Non-GMO Blue Strawberries Natural Organic Blue Strawberries, which are the product of natural breeding techniques.

Giant Strawberries

Pine Berries

A pineberry is smaller than a common strawberry, measuring less than an inch round when fully mature. The berries range in color from a supple white to creamy orange. The minute seed cavities on the surface generally retain the traditional strawberry red tones giving an overall two-tone effect to the strawberry itself.

Potted Strawberries Growing Strawberries in Containers.

Strawberry Compatible Plants Companion Planting with Strawberries.




Preserving Strawberries Strawberry Recipes

Preserving Recipes for Freezing and Dehydrating Strawberries. Strawberry Preserves.

Strawberry Jam Recipes with and without added pectin. Microwave strawberry jam, basic strawberry jam, strawberry jam with honey.

Strawberry Dessert Recipes

Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberry Hibiscus Wine

Spiced Strawberries

Pickled Strawberries

Chocolate Strawberries