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28/09/2012 at 12:38

Hi,

I have been unsuccessful with strawberry plants in the past (pot grown ones both in greenhouse and in pts on deck).

When clearing out an old flowerbaed last weekens I can across a few (very healthy looking) strawberry plants.  I intend to totally clear that flowerbed as I am going to pebble it, so has anyone any advice on whether it's ok to pot these up and keep in greenhouse over winter? It is not a heated greenhouse.  Should I water over winter? howe often?  Any tips greatly appreciated.

Many thanks

28/09/2012 at 23:19

No reason why you shouldn't pot them up. Remove tatty or damaged foliage, leaving the crown. Keep lightly watered over winter - damp rather than wet - and watch out for insects.

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