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Strawberry Mulch

Posted by ForeverRecycleReuse MN 4b (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 9, 13 at 0:33

I currently mulch my strawberry patch with straw in the summer to suppress weeds and in the winter for protection. Now that the plants are almost done fruiting and the straw is rather thick, the runners are spreading over the mulch but not "finding" the dirt to implant into. Thinking I need to remove most of the straw to give the runners a chance to establish....

How do others manage their strawberry patches? Looking to borrow some proven success tips :)

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RE: Strawberry Mulch

I certainly do not have a proven success story since it is the first year strawberry that i have, but i am running into the same dilemma..
I am cutting my runners and just move a straw aside for one planting spot per runner... We shall see how it works ?? :)

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