Grow The BEST Strawberries
(Revised and Updated...!)
By Louise Riotte
Stock # YGSTRYA-190 $4.25 Ship Wt: 3.0 ozs
The contents of this Revised and Updated - Grow The Best Strawberries Bulletin include the following planting and gardening information: Introduction. How strawberries grow. Characteristics of popular strawberry varieties. Home garden varieties. Caring for your planting stock. Locating your planting. Soil requirements. Preparing the soil. Insect controls. Green organic manures. When to plant. How to plant. Faster Planting. Steps in planting. Training and Hill systems. Cultivating, blossoms, mulching, fertilizing, and irrigating. Protection against winterkill. Harvesting your strawberries. Renewing the strawberry bed. Other places and ways of growing the strawberry: The window box, flower pots, walls and trellises, the combination patch. Strawberry diseases and pests. Virus diseases, root diseases, and nematodes. Freezing your strawberries. Jam and Jelly Recipes. Sources for your garden strawberry plants.
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