Strawberries

Strawberries

So many delicious strawberries! So delicious, in fact, that the pillbugs, millipedes, and ants have been after our strawberries, too! To prevent this from happening as often, we’ve been picking the strawberries nearly everyday to they’re not sitting as long, which decreases the chances of these little arthropods from getting to our berries! We’ve also been picking off already eaten berries and throwing them away from the bed, first making sure that the plant is not putting energy into these berries, and secondly making sure that we get those strawberries with bugs in them away from our growing patch. Picking strawberries is pretty labor intensive (especially if we’re doing it so frequently!), but it’s also kindof a fun little treasure hunt, and you get to eat a sweet loot afterwards!

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