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Grow your own Strawberries in a pot or grow bag!

  • Choose 2 or more varieties to give fruit over a long period.

  • Use a strawberry planter or a growing bag or just plant 3 plants in a 10 litre pot.

  • Use New Horizon peat free Organic Compost

  • Place in a sunny spot and water well.

  • Feed with ‘Tomorite’ tomato food from April until the fruits form.

  • Strawberries in pots are safer from slugs but cover if you find birds are wanting to share your fruit!

  • Enjoy a succession of lovely home grown strawberries!

Grow your own Blueberries in a pot

  • Choose 2 or more varieties. They will cross pollinate and give you a good crop.

  • Plant in at least a 10 litre pot (About 32cm). Use a terracotta pot and place on the patio for a decorative look as they are attractive plants.

  • Plant in Arthur Bowers ‘Ericaceous Compost’. Tip—Ericaceous compost is used for plants which do not like lime. These include azaleas and camellias.

  • Plant in full sun for juicy berries. Water well—never let the pots dry out. Place in semi– shade in really hot weather.

  • Feed in April and July with an ericaceous fertiliser like Miracid

  • Re-pot as required and prune new shoots to about 60cm in July.

  • Enjoy!

Grow your own Potatoes

Coming soon!

Grow your own Runner Beans

Coming soon!

Grow your own Cabbages

Coming soon!

Grow your own Herbs

Coming soon!

Grow your own Carrots

Coming soon!

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