For anyone who loves the taste of fresh strawberries, having a strawberry planter could be a great and satisfying investment. Strawberry planters are used as a means of growing strawberries in small spaces, so it doesn’t take up a lot of room while still reaping its benefits. It is also easy to grow strawberries in this manner because they have shallow roots and tend to hang. This article will show you how to use maintain a strawberry planter of your own.
Things you will need
- A strawberry planter
- Strawberry plant
- Potting soil
- If you don’t already have a strawberry planter, you can either have one made or you can purchase one at a store or on the internet and they’re normally made with more than one level.
- The next step is to use potting soil and compost to fill the planter until the first level of the planter is filled and make sure the soil is moist. Take the strawberry plant and put it into the first pocket of the container. Get the tube and make a hole in it, then place it in the center of the pot but do not cover the drainage hole.
- Fill the planter with more potting soil and place more strawberry plants in the pockets until the planter is filled. You can place as many strawberry plants as you like depending on the size of the planter.
Do’s and Don’ts
- Always try and keep the soil in the strawberry planter as moist as possible by watering them so it penetrates all the soil.
- Make sure the strawberry plant gets a good amount of sun, as strawberries flourish more in sunlight.
- Plant the strawberries about 6 inches from each other, to allow the roots room to grow.
- If you reside in an area that has snow and frost, relocate the strawberry planter whenever the winter climate is in effect.