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Monday, June 10, 2013

I'm obsessed with strawberries. They're my favorite fruit, hands down (some years, they have a little competition from raspberries, but usually the strawberries win every face-off). My own little strawberry plantation will have fruit ready to eat soon, I hope- I've planted strawberries around all my herbs, they adapt well to different environments and adjust their space requirements to the space available.

I've got seven different varieties of strawberries- large ones, especially fragrant ones, special ones intended for jam, wild ones, ones that are supposed to taste of a mix of strawberries and pineapple, ones that are supposed to taste more like raspberries, and several plants of the especially hardy variety that will bear fruit until October.

Soon, soon I will get to taste them all. Until then, have some pics.

(in case it wasn't clear, I'm so much better today. Thanks for all your well-wishes on my last post, I know I just need to be patient with myself. Problem is, that's still something I'm trying to learn- I'm a perfectionist.)
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  • JLWOF1
    Wow, they look wonderful! Can't wait to hear how the pineapple ones taste! Please keep us informed!
    2656 days ago
    AR has had good strawberries but your's look very inviting.
    2659 days ago
    Very exciting - it's so much fun to see the things you plant grow - and to be able to taste the bounty! I love strawberries too, and this is the first year we've planted some. We've eaten two so far. Some other critter (a squirrel?) has also eaten a couple, though!
    2659 days ago
    yum! We planted some 2 years ago, last year we got two strawberries from them this year we got lots! Enjoy
    2659 days ago
    Glad you are feeling better today. And so jealous of your strawberries, they are one of my faves as well.
    2659 days ago
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