Whopper Strawberry Plants and 2 Growin Bags
Well, we cant persuade Mother Nature to start growing Strawberries on trees, but our Growin Bags may just be the next best thing for bringing your sweet, plump berries to eye level! Who says you have to crawl around in the dirt to grow great strawberries? Give your back and knees a break -- and your eyes a treat! -- by growing your berries against the patio wall, dangling from a post or hook, or in any other vertical location you choose! Just fill the reusable, almost indestructible Growin Bags with potting soil, set a strawberry plant in each of the 10 holes along the side of the bag, water it well to get the roots going, and hang it in any sunny spot. Its just that easy! Growing berries off the ground makes a lot of sense. You get to enjoy the lovely white blooms that appear before the fruit. And when the berries emerge, they stay cleaner, are less prone to rot and nibbling insects, and are free to develop full, perfectly-formed shapes -- no flat white side! You get a ton of berries in a compact space. Big fruits, worthy of the Park Whopper name, arrive in early summer on cold-hardy plants that are just as at home in the Northeast as in the deep South! To get you started on the strawberry patch -- or should I say pole? -- of your dreams, weve got 25 delicious, heavy-bearing Whopper strawberry plants plus 2 Growin Bags. Just add soil, water, and a hearty appetite!… read more
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Much sweeter than strawberries you purchase at the grocery store, homegrown strawberries are a flavorful treat that offer up produce throughout the season. The key is to plant multiple varieties. June-bearing plants produce one large crop of berries in June. Everbearing types produce two crops per season: summer and fall. New varieties of the everbearing type truly produce berries in spring, summer, and fall. Finally, day-neutral plants produce berries any time temperatures are between 35 degrees F and 85 degrees F. Instead of a large crop in June or July, you pick fruit from summer to fall.
What fertilizer do you recommend for strawberries in containers? My plants are 2 years old and produce only small, misshapen berries.
An evergreen, bushy perennial herb, hyssop produces upright stems with small white, lavender, or blue flowers in summer. It grows up to 2 feet tall and makes a good plant for edging and containers. Although this plant is not closely related to anise hyssop, both plants attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
With bright green, fern-textured stems, cilantro holds its own in beds or pots, forming a clump of sturdy, flavorful stems. Every part of cilantro promises a taste treat: spicy leaves, pungent seeds (known as coriander), and tangy roots. Most gardeners grow cilantro for the foliage, which boasts a citrusy bite that enlivens Mexican and Thai cooking. You might see this herb called Chinese parsley. Once flowers form, leaf flavor disappears. Pinch plants frequently to keep flowers at bay. Cilantro tends to bloom as summer heat settles in; growing plants in partial shade and adding mulch can stave off flower shoots -- but not indefinitely. To ensure a season-long supply of leaves, sow seeds every 2-4 weeks. If plants set seed, dry seeds for use as coriander, and save a few for sowing. Allow flowers to drop seeds in the garden and you may be rewarded with a second crop.
Epazote is a pungent tender perennial most commonly used in Mexican cooking. Use the leaves fresh or dried in bean dishes and soups. Epazote blends well with oregano, cumin, and chiles, but on its own it has a strong flavor that some compare to kerosene. Mature plants grow 2-3 feet tall. Epazote prefers a dry, sunny site, but isn't particular about growing conditions. In fact, it readily spreads throughout the garden unless you contain it and remove flower stalks before they set seed.
You don't need a lot of room for a strawberry patch.
Set this herb-filled strawberry jar garden beside your kitchen door and you'll have ready access to flavorful leaves all summer long.
Sparkling periwinkle-blue blooms dance atop borage's fuzzy stems and leaves. A beauty in the garden, annual borage faithfully comes back from seed each year, quickly filling in a space. Harvest edible flowers to beautify salads, summer drinks, or desserts. Toss blooms onto fanned tomato and mozzarella slices for a festive Fourth of July feast. Freeze flowers in ice cubes to decorate drinks with cool color. Borage will flower indoors in containers if given heat and plenty of light. In the garden, pull seedlings judiciously in spring.
Decorate cookies with fresh-from-the-garden edible flowers.
Skip the berry patch this year and learn how to grow strawberries in your own garden. The many different varieties of strawberries you can plant will be a hit at any sunny gathering you may attend.
Edible flowers add unexpected color and flavor to salads and other foods.
How fun is it to grow peanuts? They're a great project to do with kids to show how this fascinating plant grows underground. The peanut plant is a warm-weather legume that blooms with yellow flowers. After the flowers fade, short stems called pegs form; in about 10 days, the pegs push their way underground, where shells and nuts form. Plants grow best in well-drained but evenly moist soil.
Savor true Italian flavor with garden-fresh oregano. This sprawling herb pumps up the taste in tomato sauces, pizza, and Mediterranean cuisine. An easy-growing perennial, oregano thrives in planting beds or containers. Plant it in a pot with rosemary, sage, and thyme for a flavorful quartet you can place near the kitchen door, handy for snipping and sprinkling into dishes. In the ground, plants will flower and set seed, which shortens the harvest season. Pinch flowers from stems to keep plants in top snipping form.
This upright perennial herb, also called garden heliotrope, is topped with white to pinkish-white fragrant flowers in midsummer. The blooms were once used in perfume production. Cats also find the plant attractive and may rub against the foliage as they do with catnip. Valerian attracts butterflies to the garden. Remove spent flowers to prevent the plant from self-sowing.
Edible architecture doesn't come any sweeter;or prettier;than this stunning new strawberry. With its explosion of deep-rose blooms..., lush habit, and delicious harvest of sweet, dark red fruits, Toscana becomes a gorgeous feature on the patio, balcony or in the garden bed. read more
Enjoy a bountiful harvest during the traditional strawberry season. Our earliest, top quality, high-yielding berry. Glossy, deep r...ed, firm and very sweet. Grows best in full sun. Zones 4-8. read more
Jewel is an exceptional strawberry. It is widely adapted, hardy and consistently produces very good yields. The fruits are large, ...well shaped, easy to pick, have good texture and pleasing skin and internal color. They are great eaten fresh and freeze well, and they resist rotting in storage. read more
These early midseason June-bearing strawberries are a good choice for fresh pickings of homegrown, bright red, flavorful fruit. Fi...rm, large and beautifully shaped, these berries are especially appealing in fresh fruit trays. read more
Early to midseason June-bearing plants are vigorous and very productive, producing over extended periods at low latitudes. The wel...l-formed flat wedge-shaped fruits are very firm and large with brilliant red color and very flavorful taste. read more
Flavorfest may well become the sweet new ruler of the strawberry patch. Mid-season variety stands out for large, pleasantly plump,... bright-red fruits with first-rate flavor and awesome yields. Breakthrough berry was bred by the USDA, and is one big, juicy improvement over available varieties. Vigorous plants propagate well. Good option for organic gardeners with excellent disease resistance. read more
The best tasting of the everbearing strawberries (and a great-tasting berry, period), 'Eve' produces a large crop of medium-size, ...firm, deep red fruit over a long period. Its superb flavor makes it an excellent fresh-eating and dessert berry, and its... read more
One of the better known heirloom alpine strawberries, Alexandria has thimble-sized, luscious, dark red berries. Top-rated for flav...or, vigor and yield, these runnerless, everbearing plants produce more fruit when allowed ample space. Grow in full sun to part shade. Plant at least 18" apart in the garden or in large containers. read more
A color and flavor breakthrough. Incredible purple fruits are extra sweet and delicious. June-bearing plants are tidy and attracti...ve, with beautiful fully-lobed, bright green leaves. Expect bountiful fresh pickings in summer. A one-of-a-kind strawberry for discriminating berry aficionados. Bred by Dr. Courtney Weber at Cornell University. Patent pending. read more
Exceptionally sweet berries are medium-sized, deep red and very flavorful. Plants are well-adapted to southern gardens, vigorous a...nd highly productive. Plants are also lovely grown in containers and edible landscapes. read more
Strawberries & Cream Wax Plant - Hoya carnosa is one of 100 species of Hoya that are native to Eastern Asia and Australia. The thi...s easy to grow houseplant Hoya carnosa was named for Thomas Hoym, gardener to the Duke of Northumberland at the end of the... read more
Product Details:Click & Grow products work similarly to Nespresso coffee machines: You have a coffee machine (in our case the Smar...t Garden) and coffee capsules to use based on your preference (in our case the plant capsules).Grow strawberries at home all year round!Eaten since the Stone Age, wild strawberries are known to help the nervous system, fight fatigue, and crack down on skin aging.In your garden, the wild strawberry will grow little berries for eating and freshening up old recipes. Real strawberry fruits = the taste of summer even in the winter. Click & Grow Strawberry benefits:* Strawberry is one of the sweetest and most cherished fruits in the world* You can grow sweet strawberries all year round* Wild strawberry is super-easy to grow in your Click & Grow garden* You'll get a garden-to-plate experience in your own kitchen read more
Strawberries & Cream Wax Plant - Hoya carnosaHoya carnosa is one of 100 species of Hoya that are native to Eastern Asia and Austra...lia. The this easy to grow houseplant Hoya carnosa was named for Thomas Hoym, gardener to the Duke of Northumberland at... read more
Why work for your plants when they can work for you? Strawberries are surprisingly easy and fast to grow. They will sprout within ...a week and have unique scalloped foliage when they are young and will mature into neat little plants that will produce... read more
Like Yellow Wonder, White Soul does not suffer from the lack of typical strawberry red pigments. Birds leave fruits alone, and pla...nts do not need protective netting. The unusual flavor of White Soul blends well with mesclun mixes and baby greens. Vigorous everbearing plants provide continuous harvest through summer. White fruits could use some protection from direct hot sun. read more
Elan's shiny, biconical bright red berries are a lovely sight in the garden. Berries stay around the same size from July to Octobe...r. Everbearing, vigorous plants are easy to grow and keep attractive through the season. Berries are easy to pick with the calyx breaking easily from the fruit stem. Grow in full sun, in well-drained soil. read more
Considered one of the best gourmet strawberries, Yellow Wonder has delightful aroma and fantastic flavor. Lacking the red color th...at attracts birds, fruits are spared, leaving more delicious harvests. Yellow Wonder berries are a luxurious, easy-to-pick treat. Grow in well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. read more
Fragola di Bosco is an Italian alpine strawberry that enjoys popularity in gourmet salads. Plants are everbearing and productive. ...As with other woodland strawberries, fruits are delicately sweet and best eaten straight, freshly picked. Early to flower and fruit, plants stand out in late spring to early summer. read more
An exceptional variety, with the unique combination of deep rose flowers and sweet, bright red berries. Compact, neat plants are e...ver-bearing with few to no home garden. read more
Mara Des Bois strawberry was developed by a French breeding program. This variety produces small to medium fruit, and contains the... highest flavor and fragrance of any everbearer. Berries have an attractive red color with a high gloss. Planted in the... read more
Perfect for canning, freezing, preserves and eating right off the plant! Very hardy. Fruits in mid spring and again later in summe...r. read more
Super-sturdy strain thrives in all parts of the country; withstands the worst winters without mulch. Produces a fair amount of run...ners and huge crops of bright red berries bursting with juice. Honey-sweet flavor is excellent fresh and for processing.... read more