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Growing Strawberries in Containers.

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      We are well into May now and although the weather hasnt been kind to us, this is a great time to pot up some strawberry plants into containers for a crop of juicy summer fruits. There is nothing quitelike home grown strawberries picked fresh from the plant. They are nothing like the rather dissapointing berries you buy in a supermarket. Many varieties available to the home gardener are not grown commercially because they are too tender and sweet to travel. The Garden Centres and Nurseries have lots of potted plants available, but there might be more choice by mail order from specialist growers. There are strawberries varieties that will give you a crop from early spring to late autumn. The season can be extended by growing some in the greenhouse or s

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