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  • Fertilize Strawberries

      An August application of nitrogen on spring-bearing strawberries is important in order to increase the number of strawberries produced next spring. Plenty of daylight and warm temperatures during June, July and August promotes the growth of new...

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  • Fruit: Fertilizing Strawberries and Brambles

    Most garden soils in Kansas have adequate levels of all nutrients other than nitrogen IF the area has been fertilized in the past. However, it is recommended that a soil test be done to be sure of the nutrient needs of your fruit planting....

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  • Beware of Toxic Wild Berries

     Late-summer into early fall is a period when the fruits of many plants in the wild begin to mature. Unfortunately, it also is a period when plant poisonings tend to be more prevalent. Children are the most common victims because of their tendency...

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