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25/09/2013 at 10:09

Have tried to grow 3 strawberry plants in a growbag this summer. One died almost immediately, and though the other 2 are still very much alive, I have had only 2 strawberries off them. I am reassured this is normal for the first year and that next year will be better. They have sent out lots of runners and I have layered about 12 plantlets into small pots. They look good and leafy. I would like to plant them into a bed, but not sure if now is the right time to do it. Should I keep them in the pots over winter (in a little plastic 'greenhouse', don't have a proper one) or would it be safe to plant them out now, and use some insulating wrap to protect them from frost? Any ideas or recommendations would be very helpful.

25/09/2013 at 13:16

I left my runners out last year, in little plastic pots on a raised pallet round the back of the garage and they were fine.  No expert but it may depend on the type of plant you have, so I would wait for another post from someone a little more experienced.  


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