Re: [gardeners] alpine strawberries

David G. Smith (
Wed, 10 Feb 1999 05:59:56 -0500

I bought plants last year, and plan to get more this year.  They are
relatively inexpensive (6 / $7.25 from Bluestone, about the same from Burpee).


At 10:30 PM 2/9/99 PST, you wrote:
>Dear List,
>  Here in Zone 7b (the DC suburbs) I have noticed that my irises are 
>poking up about 1 inch, the daffs are up about 6-8 inches, and the hint 
>of spring is here!!!  Yippee.  (about time)
>  I have a question for anyone regarding alpine strawberries.  Should I 
>start them from seed or try to get seedlings?  If I do start them from 
>seed, can I just direct sow them into the beds after the last frost or 
>do I need to start the seeds indoors? 
>  Many thanks!
>  Carolyn
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