Strawberries – Part 2

Yesterday we finished constructing our strawberry planter. I was pleasantly surprised at how it came together (although the built in sprinkler system that came with it is pretty cheesy).

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Not too shabby

After finishing the top layer Nancy and I planted the 50 strawberry plants while Diana played in the dirt in the garden. Now we have to make sure the runners are thinned properly and hopefully we’ll get a crop of strawberries this summer. As I told Nancy while planting the strawberry plants – if we don’t end up being successful with strawberries I suppose we could always use the planter for flowers.

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Luppin posing in front of the planted bed

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