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Watering Your Strawberry Jars

By Eric4home
May 8, 2015

Getting your strawberry jars established with the soil intact can be challenging. I have tried various methods, such as using some coir (coconut fiber) or sphagnum moss around the transplants to hold the soil in the ports. The best method I've found is to inset a watering pipe into the center of the container as follows:

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Name: Ken Ramsey
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drdawg
Jan 2, 2015 2:04 PM CST
That's a simple though great idea for watering those hard-to-water pots/plants.
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Name: Ric Sanders
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Eric4home
Jan 2, 2015 11:52 PM CST
Thanks! Smiling
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Name: Annette
Mt. Sterling, KY (Zone 6b)
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AFlowerChild
Jan 6, 2015 8:10 PM CST
I am going to try this. I have a large strawberry jar that I have trouble getting watered evenly. It always runs out the holes in the sidesThis should solve that problem!
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Dover, Pa. (Zone 6b)
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Eric4home
Jan 7, 2015 8:12 PM CST
Annette, You my be able to use some kind of spike to work a hole to the bottom, unless of coarse they need repotted.
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citysylvia
May 9, 2015 7:07 PM CST
GREAT INFORMATION!!!
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