strawberry

Strawberries flourish in raised beds with well draining soil. They do best when planted 20 inches apart to give adequate space for sprawling. They serve a wide variety of recipes from salads to desserts!

Exposure: Full to Part Sun

Size: Everbearing and June bearing variety

When to Plant: April-May

Fun Facts:

– Used as a symbol for Venus, the Goddess of Love, for it’s shape and color.

– Native to North and South America.

– Name came from how it is cultivated. Straw was used as the mulch in order to keep the berries clean, hence Strawberry.