Should I put mulch around my strawberry plants?

walterbyrdMay 25, 2013

I would like to keep weeds down. I would be tough for me to try to cut garden fabric to go around the plants. Is there any particular kind of mulch than better than any other?

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gjcore(zone 5 Aurora Co)

Straw is the classic mulch for strawberries.

    Bookmark   May 25, 2013 at 9:55PM
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david52 Zone 6

Grass clippings work well - just something to keep them off the dirt.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2013 at 12:08AM
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littlelizzy123

Straw worked great for me. However, I wouldn't use it starting new lawns... Had straw down the block for weeks, and also unhappy neighbors.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2013 at 11:40PM
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