208/365 ~ Busy picking strawberries...

by Heidi Egerman July. 27, 2018 260 views

Strawberries are probably my favorite crop in the garden. Because of this, I nurtured each plant, adding compost, trimming back old blossoms and leaves and watering with care on a very regular basis. All this work probably wasn't necessary, but I do what I can to have a bowl (and freezer) full of home grown berries.

Even though these are the Everbearing variety, I started to wonder if I would get another crop due to our extreme heat. All of my other garden chores took a back seat to the strawberry harvest this morning which I started early, shortly after the sun came up around 6:28 a.m.

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