Posted: 26/10/2013 at 21:03
The four new one's I tried are - Pagasus, crops June. Cambridge Favourite, crops June. Honeyoye, an early variety and Rhapsody, mid to late variety.
If you can't get down to the allotment to regularly pick them, the problem could be the starwberries are already slightly over ripe when you are able to pick. I've found shop bought starwberries soon go soft and need to be eaten the same day, probably becasuse they've been on the shelves a few days already.
Why not take two containers down to the allotment and put the firmer one's in a seperate container, these should last longer.