Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson Today at 3:18 am

» Squares under siege... by grass!
by sanderson Today at 3:08 am

» Need another type of compost.
by sanderson Today at 3:06 am

» Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garlic grow?
by CitizenKate Today at 12:19 am

» N & C Midwest: March 2017 Brink of Spring
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 11:36 pm

» New England March 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:15 pm

» Ground Cherries
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:09 pm

» Anyone in SE Idaho or near by?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:59 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by ralitaco Yesterday at 8:54 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by mlpii66 Yesterday at 8:50 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by mlpii66 Yesterday at 8:33 pm

» Comfrey
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 8:00 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 7:54 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in March 2017
by sanderson Yesterday at 5:00 pm

» Hello from Southern Illinois
by MrBooker Yesterday at 4:23 am

» Terrible News: Bumblebees In Trouble
by audrey.jeanne.roberts 3/23/2017, 9:41 pm

» New from OK City
by Scorpio Rising 3/23/2017, 9:34 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 3/23/2017, 11:56 am

» Tomato Mystery Mix
by Avinash 3/23/2017, 12:06 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by TCgardening 3/22/2017, 9:46 pm

» New to SFG!
by TCgardening 3/22/2017, 9:39 pm

» North Texas - Square Foot Garden
by Scorpio Rising 3/22/2017, 8:34 pm

» How can we save this tree?
by countrynaturals 3/22/2017, 2:30 pm

» Ontario - trying out SFG
by Kelejan 3/22/2017, 12:39 pm

» List of Forum Members with Blogs
by Cajun Cappy 3/22/2017, 12:31 pm

» SUGA 2017
by SQWIB 3/22/2017, 9:26 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie 3/22/2017, 8:42 am

» who has chickens
by sanderson 3/21/2017, 3:00 pm

» Rolling Boxes
by sanderson 3/21/2017, 2:50 pm

» Bok Choy
by Scorpio Rising 3/20/2017, 7:16 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

SFG/Honeoye June Bearing Strawberries/Missouri

View previous topic View next topic Go down

SFG/Honeoye June Bearing Strawberries/Missouri

Post  macygray on 5/12/2010, 8:00 pm

Hello, I am using the square foot gardening method for the first time this year and I have a 4' x 6' raised bed that I want to dedicate to just growing June Bearing Strawberries in, can someone tell me how this is done for JB Strawberries? Do I plant 1 plant per sq. ft. and allow runners? Or 4 plants per sq. ft. and snip the runners? Please advise and thank you!
avatar
macygray

Female Posts : 1
Join date : 2010-05-12
Location : Missouri

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: SFG/Honeoye June Bearing Strawberries/Missouri

Post  new2this on 5/13/2010, 8:21 am

Hi Macygray

My experience with strawberries is little - I've only just planted mine a few months ago, but so far so good.
Anyway...I think that regaurdless of wether you plant 1/square or 4/square, you should pinch off runners. That way, the main plant is able to establish itself more strongly, and you may be able to get a few more years out of it.
i actaully planted 3 plants/square in a triangle pattern. It was simply because of the number of plants I bought, and it happened to work out that way.

I mixed some june-bearing and ever-bearing together, so hopefully I'll harvest all season.

Oh.....are you pinching off flowers the first year? I read that you're supossed to do that....yikes! I've picked a few flowers, but I feel so bad about it.

new2this

Female Posts : 215
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 42
Location : southeast MN, zone 4a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: SFG/Honeoye June Bearing Strawberries/Missouri

Post  Dietryin on 5/19/2010, 10:04 pm

The sq ft gardening book said you can plant 4 to a sq.

Dietryin

Female Posts : 134
Join date : 2010-04-02
Location : Lake County IL. Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: SFG/Honeoye June Bearing Strawberries/Missouri

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum