Novelty Strawberries for the Home Garden
It is finally that time of year again! The winter freeze is in the process of giving way to the spring thaw, and that means it is time to start planning your garden. The sooner you start planning, the sooner you will be ready to plant, and the sooner you will be ready to harvest delicious earth-grown produce. Novelty strawberries could be an option for the adventurous gardener this year.
Since strawberry plants often find their way into many gardeners’ plots each year, I thought it might be beneficial to review some of the lesser-known options. If you have a square foot garden or a few extra rows (or even a partial row) of space to use, you may want to consider branching out into some of these novelty strawberry varieties.
Everyone knows the traditional red and juicy strawberry. Many don’t know that there are other, less-common options available as well. This post will familiarize you with you options. If you are a bit adventurous and willing to branch out, try planting one or more of these novelty strawberries. You’ll find them unique and well-suited as attraction-getters, whether you use them in salads, enter them in contests, or find other amazing uses for them!
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If you have any desire to plant a garden this year, you are likely already thinking and dreaming of earthen smells and textures and the warmth of the sun. Spring is synonymous with strawberries for many people, and you may even be planning on including some of the delicious red berries in your harvest this year. Please take a moment and read this before you buy strawberry seeds online.
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People often inquire as to the best time for planting strawberry plants. Most folks are ready for cooler weather and changing leaves in the fall, and most aren’t thinking at all about the shriveled remnants of brittle stalks still remaining in what used to be their productive gardens. The gardening bug won’t bite again […]
Strawberry season is here! Right now, hundreds of folks all across the country are probably thumbing through their mail-order gardening catalogs finalizing their orders. Many more are surfing the internet trying to find the best deals on their garden seeds and plants. Well, when it comes to the best prices on strawberry plants, we’ve […]
Introduction to the Strawberry Nursery Page
Everyone loves strawberries. And, just about every gardener loves to reap the sweet harvest of home-grown, plump, sweet, delicious strawberries each year. Once a green thumb has decided to begin Growing Strawberries, the next step is procuring plants. In today’s internet-connected world, a gardener doesn’t even have to leave the back yard to obtain strawberry plants. They can be ordered right from any computer. To help those who want to get the best online deal, Strawberry Plants .org keeps a comprehensive directory of the varieties and suppliers who will mail plants directly to your door. The full list is here and easily browsed by variety: Buy Strawberry Plants.
But, not everyone wants to buy online. For those who want to find a bricks and mortar location where you can drive up, pay, and carry away as many strawberry plants as you desire, or if you’d like to see what goes into a successful strawberry operation by finding one to visit in person, this page is for you.
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Q: Where Can I Buy Strawberry Plants for Spring Planting?
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There are countless thousands of online merchants these days, and they sell every imaginable product, item, thingamajig, and plant. Of course, you can buy strawberry plants online these days too. In fact, there are many sellers of strawberry seeds just waiting for you to hit their homepage. Well, do you want to know where to buy strawberry seeds? Look no further. You can use this page to purchase strawberry seeds according to the specific variety or varieties you want at the best possible price. The work has been done for you! Just click the name of the strawberry variety in the table below for which you are looking, and you will jump to a table listing all the known merchants who offer that variety of strawberry plants for sale.
How to Use the Buy Strawberry Seeds Page
To make the most of this directory, you need to know which type of strawberry you need and which cultivar you want to grow. To understand the differences, and to get an idea of varieties that will work for you and your circumstances, first visit the Strawberry Varieties page. Once you know what you are looking for, come back here and find the best price for strawberry seeds by comparing prices for each and every variety you want. Once you find a nursery, farm, or supplier with whom you are comfortable doing business, you can find all the varieties they offer by looking them up in the Strawberry Seeds for Sale directory (they are in alphabetical order).
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Strawberry plants are usually considered for new spring gardens in the middle of winter. Cabin fever has set in, and the barren brown or snowy white landscape evokes fond thoughts of green buds springing up from the ground. That is when most would-be gardeners start perusing the seed catalogs or surfing the internet wistfully […]
Introducing the Purple Strawberry
Strawberries are big business. Really big business. In fact, the strawberry industry is a multi-billion dollar worldwide business. And, the market keeps getting bigger and better – just like the strawberries themselves. Since there is so much money to be made selling one of the world’s most delightful and relatively easy to grow fruits, new varieties are constantly being developed, refined, and even engineered by manipulating the genetics of the strawberry plant itself. While I am not keen on the artificial manipulation of the core genetic structure of any food, much less something already as delightful as strawberries, it is hard to argue that something new seems to always be making headlines regarding strawberries. Now, the latest in the strawberry color scheme is available for your home garden: purple strawberries!
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Here at StrawberryPlants.org we are dedicated to spreading the passion for all things strawberries far and wide. One of the best ways to see people come to appreciate more aspects of the fabulous strawberry plant is to encourage gardeners and the average Joe to move from consumer status to producer status. In other words, we want to see people buy and grow their own!
Now, everyone wants to save money. To help further our mission AND to help you find the best prices on strawberry plants, StrawberryPlants.org hosts the most comprehensive shopping portal for strawberry plant varieties available anywhere. You can buy rare strawberries, popular strawberries, white or pineberry strawberries, and just about any other type of strawberry commercially available by visiting the Buy Strawberry Plants directory. There you can quickly check all the known online sellers of any strawberry plant variety you want and find the best price.
So, mosey on over and buy some for your garden today.
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