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How to Grow Strawberries

Here is all you need to know to grow Strawberries!

It will take about 12 weeks to grow a strawberry plant.

The best time to start is during spring or summer because strawberries need to grow in the sun. 

Strawberry growing on a plant.

What you will need

Young plant

A Young Strawberry Plant

(From a Garden Centre)



watering can

A Watering Can

Plant Pot

A Large Flower Pot



What to do

Put a few stones in the bottom of your pot to help the water drain out properly. 

Put some compost in the pot.

Pebbles first and then Compost into the pot,

Now carefully take your strawberry plant out of its pot and put it into the larger pot.

Add more compost to fill the pot.

Place strawberry plant into new pot.

Put your plant outside in the sun and water it every day. Keep it sheltered from strong winds. Near a fence or wall would be a good place to ensure it is protected.

When the strawberries start to grow they will be green, but soon… they will turn red!

Strawberry Plant outside next to wall being watered.

Pick the strawberries as soon as they turn completely red – this means they are ripe and ready to eat!

Pick the strawberries when they go red.