Jump to content


Photo

Strawberry plants are growing


  • Please log in to reply
7 replies to this topic

#1 Hines

Hines

    Comptroller of Emus

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 7859 posts

Posted 12 January 2019 - 12:36 PM

Looked in flower bed today and 80% of our plants have sprouted and are maturing. No idea what to do. Snow or frost will likely kill them back. I assume they would sprout again in the spring?

Any seasoned strawberry growers have an opinion on what I should do? I live in the mtns of NC.
  • 0

#2 Gusso

Gusso

    Secretary of In and Out

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 16554 posts
  • LocationThe Holy City

Posted 12 January 2019 - 02:39 PM

The squirrels get the bulk of my crop.
  • 0

#3 Ford Maddox

Ford Maddox

    Comptroller of King Richard V

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 31596 posts
  • LocationThe Galaxy

Posted 12 January 2019 - 03:12 PM

You’ll want to cover the bed with heavy duty plastic sheeting.... something similar to heavy duty yard bags
Once it warms up after your last snow you can remove the plastic and go bau
Clear not black

Edited by Slartiblartfast, 12 January 2019 - 03:12 PM.

  • 0

#4 Buzz Buzzard

Buzz Buzzard

    Comptroller of Fanatical Political Expressionism

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 10104 posts
  • LocationHere, not there.

Posted 12 January 2019 - 06:58 PM

Oh man strawberry season is nearly here.
Like any day.
  • 0

#5 the_stain

the_stain

    Phat O'Mic Chef Winner!

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 75404 posts

Posted 12 January 2019 - 06:59 PM

The squirrels get the bulk of my crop.


Fact.
  • 0

#6 Hines

Hines

    Comptroller of Emus

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 7859 posts

Posted 13 January 2019 - 12:43 PM

I have one of those white shower curtains. Would that work ok? It is thick.
  • 0

#7 EWW

EWW

    Regular, normal human being

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 21175 posts
  • LocationSomewhere special

Posted 13 January 2019 - 05:22 PM

I had plants for 5 years in containers before I lost them to neglect
  • 0

#8 Ford Maddox

Ford Maddox

    Comptroller of King Richard V

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 31596 posts
  • LocationThe Galaxy

Posted 13 January 2019 - 06:41 PM

I have one of those white shower curtains. Would that work ok? It is thick.


Yeah that should work
  • 0


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users