How to double strawberry harvest: simple tricks
Strawberries are a healthy and juicy berry that many people choose to plant. It is important to create favorable conditions for its growth and development. For example, seedlings should be planted in the open ground only when the temperature is at least 10-15 degrees Celsius.
However, there are many other factors that affect the fruiting of the plant. OBOZ.UA has found simple tricks that will help you get a double harvest.
It is important to provide loose soil for strawberries so that they can receive nutrients and feel "free" in the ground. Most often, ordinary sand or a sand and gravel mixture is used as a loosening agent. Till the area to be cultivated to provide the right conditions for growth.
Pests and diseases
Treat strawberries with a special product to protect them from insects and various diseases. You can buy it in the store or make a solution of Bordeaux mixture and copper sulfate.
Pour 1% solution of Bordeaux mixture into 10 liters of water and add 100 grams of copper sulfate and 100 grams of quicklime. Spray the seedlings.
In spring, the plant needs nitrogen, so you need to provide it with the necessary nutrients. To do this, buy a special fertilizer in the store and follow the instructions.