Written specifically for the Northeast climate, this definitive guide to growing sweet, juicy strawberries reveals the secrets to a prolific berry harvest every year. Learn about the best strawberry varieties for the Northeast climate and even how to extend the strawberry season into fall. Chock full of up-to-date information, including organic growing principles, this book reveals how to get your strawberry patch to thrive season after season. Soil preparation, planting and maintenance are included, as well as an entire chapter on eco-friendly, non-toxic treatments for pests and diseases. The 94-page book includes photos, illustrations, resources and recipes to enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Says David Handley, vegetable and small fruit specialist for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension about the book: “The Strawberry Story is not only a solid, practical guide on growing these fruit in the Northeast, it is also a highly enjoyable read for anyone who has ever wondered where these marvelous berries come from and how they became such a popular treat. I highly recommend it for any gardener’s e-reader.”
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