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By Linzins

United Kingdom Gb

what do you do with strawberry plants in the winter?



My job for the weekend is to loosen the soil around them gently and add a little compost, then just pack straw around them to protect the main parts from the cold and wind.

20 Oct, 2011


Nothing, they're hardy, I thought!

20 Oct, 2011


Well they survive our weather Beattie so they must be.

20 Oct, 2011


If they're OK where you are MG, they're hardy!

20 Oct, 2011



20 Oct, 2011


I like my Strawberry's, so they get good treatment over winter!

20 Oct, 2011


mine get left if they survive good , if not tough.
in fact they all came through last winter.

20 Oct, 2011


Strawberry plants do not need feeding at this time of year... in fact they never need feeding as you only use the plant for 2 or 3 years and replace with runners... We've got the reverse challenge the alpine strawberries galumph everywhere!

20 Oct, 2011

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