"September is the time to ensure a good harvest from your strawberry planting next year." (see link below for article)
"Strawberries require fall and winter protection as soon as the soil drops to 40 degrees Fahrenheit for three consecutive days."...Read more: How to Protect Strawberry Plants for Fall & Winter | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_8125613_protect-strawberry-plants-fall-winter.html#ixzz22Lleyvpp
How to Winterize Strawberries
"Winterizing strawberries is an essential management practice that gives these plants the protection they need to stay alive through cold weather. Strawberries develop new flower buds in the fall; if you fail to insulate these freshly formed buds from cold weather with a thick layer of mulch, the resulting damage could cause you to lose your next season of fruit. Aim to winterize your strawberries shortly before the temperature reaches 20 F. This ensures that the plants are fully dormant and minimizes your chances of causing crown rot by applying the mulch too soon."...Read more: How to Winterize Strawberries | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_8289224_winterize-strawberries.html#ixzz22LntPa4w
Part of the CafeMedia family
© 2016 CMI Marketing, Inc. All rights reserved.
Already Joined? LOG IN