Soil and Compost forum: Best soil for strawberry plants

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Sep 9, 2017 7:19 PM CST
Hi!! I'm new to gardening, and my first ever plant is... strawberries!! I've done a bunch of research but I haven't seen any good soil for said plant when I put it in the ground!! I got it at my local plant shop that already had it in a pot, and it already had a flower with a small strawberry (I removed it because it was black and yellow... not good) So.. I'll provide images. Thanks!! (Sorry for the long post)
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Minnesota (Zone 3b)
Sep 14, 2017 12:40 PM CST
Strawberries prefer a slightly acidic and sandy soil.
IF you think your natural soil is not good enough, dig a hole-- two by two by two-- and amend it with top quality garden soil and potting soil.
As it will sink, have it a couple of inches above normal level and cover ground with straw.
Depending on your winters, not a bad idea to cover it in winter for the first few years with straw.

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