By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter
Being an urban gardener with only 1/5th of an acre to farm on, land is very valuable.
I try very hard to plan my garden and to grow as much as I can but sometimes you just have to go hummmmm.
This is what I have done for years when it comes to strawberry production.
I have always felt that I did not want to use that much land for strawberries but frankly I am tired of hard, tasteless fruit, so this year I am going to take the plunge. But…..
Like I said, I cannot justify setting aside that much land so I am going to create my own “land” and that is a container garden.
I am going to plant two containers full of strawberries this year but not just strawberries. I plan to plant my very own strawberry salad planters and utilizing the good neighbor technique. Using this technique should be very successful and will provide me with a bigger bang for my container.
The first planter I am going to plant is Read the rest of this entry »