How to Plant a Strawberry Container Garden

Strawberries are trailing plants, which means that they trail down from containers, even containers like a pair of old rain boots! Your home garden will be "boot-i-ful" with this fun project.

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7. Rub a ring of Vaseline around the boot.

This will help keep out slugs and snails. You can also cover the boot with netting to stop birds from getting the fruit first.

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Excerpted from Ready, Set, Grow! by DK Books

2010

Dorling Kindersley

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