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giving next years strawberries a shot of N

 
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It was the season to feel the lawn.  Most of my lawn has been converted to gardens, so there isn't much, but for what there is, I want it to be thick and green. 

While I was out, i decided to give a few strawberry plants some N too.  I'm not sure if that was wise or not.  They are a cool season plant.  And these particular strawberries were planted pretty late this season.  They seem to be taking and putting out some runners (which is what I want).  I figured they have a few more months of growing season, so the extra N might make them a little more productive so there will be more strawberry plants by the time they go dormant. 

 
                    
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Sprinkle wood ashes around berries and fruit trees. The potash will enhance the sweetness of the fruit. - the farmer's almanac

 
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