Strawberry plants are the favorite plants to develop by many gardeners. Strawberries are quite sweet and delightful fruits to eat and thus many of us like them. Furthermore they have various advantages to provide as they are low calorie food, considerably advantageous for those having to deal with diabetes, have low fat and are rich in vitamin C.
So, if you love to eat those fantastic fruits then you may also wish to opt for growing strawberries in your own garden.
Prior to setting your strawberry garden plan into action, it is really important to know where and in which conditions strawberries are grown. Mostly strawberry plants can be grown in most climates. Nevertheless if you wish to grow them in the best conditions, it is recommended to cultivate them in cool regions with a great deal of extra wetness.
Once the strawberry plants are in their growing phase and get placed in a proper manner, they should be grown without extra moisture. This is because too much wetness can damage the strawberry plant before it is even picked.
Strawberries can be grown in farms, nurseries, gardens as well as… containers.
I am sure you may be aware of the container gardening idea. This way of gardening is really advantageous and it will allow you to spare a lot of space in comparison to traditional gardens. Moreover, container gardening necessitates less hard work. When it comes to growing strawberries in containers, the possibilities are almost endless as they can be raised in strawberry pots, hanging pots, old tires, usual flower pots as well as in almost anything where they can have correct drainage and humidity. You can even grow them indoors; for example in the kitchen – for as long as you make sure you place them in a sunny and warm site.
After having made decision on the sort of receptacle, you are going to pay attention to the ground as it has an important role while growing strawberries at your doorstep. You must make sure that the soil has sandy composition and is also correctly drained. There should not be excessive standing water as it can lead to molds in the fruits and harm them. Strawberries necessitate a pH going between six and seven. It has to be fertile and this can be done by correctly adding natural compost in the organic ground.
Growing strawberries requires close to six hours sunlight daily – this is why you need to place them in a sunny area. You can plant them either fall or springtime.
Generally, for as long as you take good care of them, you can grow strawberry plants at home.