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Strawberries

Posted by queuetue (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 13, 08 at 22:01

I've got two 2x4 beds of strawberries I planted this spring. I made them as mobile boxes, and now I'm debating how to winter them over. Should I just leave them out as is, mulch them in place, store them under the porch, or take them inside?


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RE: Strawberries

i left mine as is last winter. i'm a zone 5, but according to angela's thingi, a zone 6. what's yours? its not listed. ~medo


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RE: Strawberries

I'm what's called a "zone 5a" IE, cold as a zone 5, but with unreliable snow cover.


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RE: Strawberries

I would definitely mulch them with straw or pine needles (something that won't mat down and harden) and leave it on until new growth shows in the spring.

Granny

Here is a link that might be useful: Annie's Kitchen Garden


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