Best Soil and Conditions For Strawberries

Soil and Situation. Strawberries succeed best in rich soils. They will grow well in heavy loam if good winter drainage can be assured. Phosphates have a marked effect on growth. Soil should be deeply dug, enriched with manure or compost at 1 cwt. to 12-15 sq. yd., and dusted with basic slag at 6 oz. … Read more

How To Grow Strawberries

Growing Strawberries In Barrels A special method of growing either the summer-fruiting or perpetual strawberries is by cutting two-inch diameter holes in the staves of an old barrel, which is then filled with rich soil and the strawberries planted through the holes. This old system of growing strawberries makes strawberry growing possible in small areas … Read more