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Strawberry pot display


Strawberries are easy to grow and work well in containers. In this attractive display we plant strawberries in a bespoke tiered strawberry container, where the plants and fruits can hang from the pot like pretty, bright red jewels.

Plant it: March - April
At its best: July - September
Takes just: 40 minutes

How to do it:

Adding plastic plant pots for drainage


Place empty plastic plant pots in the base of the container to stop the compost falling out of the bottom, and aid drainage.

Planting up the pot


Part-fill the pot, up to the first tier of planting holes, with multi-purpose compost. Add slow-release fertiliser granules and mix in with your hands.

Planting up the pot


Start planting up the pot, starting at the bottom. Use your hands to gentle place the plants in position, and firm them into the compost.

Planting up the pot


Add more compost and slow-release fertiliser until you reach the second tier of planting holes, and add more plants, firming them in. repeat this process until you reach the top of the container.

Watering the container


Add more compost to within 5cm of the rim of the pot, and firm everything in to remove air pockets. Water the pot well. 

Strawberry container display


Allow the water to thoroughly drain from the pot before moving it to its final planting position.

Our tip

For best results, and the tastiest strawberries, grow in a sunny, sheltered spot.

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kaycurtis 24/11/2011 at 15:27

A friend gave me some alpine strawberries some years ago and they keep on growing each year, lovely, although very small they outshine any other for flavour, I would recommend them also for the lovely deep pink flowers.