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Postby Scrapinthehat » Jun 11, 2008 12:37 am

I've never had any luck growing strawberries or anything else in strawberry pots. This year I've filled the pot with various sedum (ie. angelina, evergreen, purple emperor). Has anyone else ever tried this? I'll post a pic soon.
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Postby otnorot » Jun 11, 2008 7:06 am

I use impatience,after a while they almost hide the jar.
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Postby B_BQ » Jun 11, 2008 7:29 am

I think I only tried once, and unsuccessfully at that, to grow strawberries in the pot!

I've also grown:

Herbs
Impatiens
Portulaca
Petunias

All of these eventually almost cover the pot itself.

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Postby cindy » Jun 11, 2008 7:37 am

I have different sedum's in my strawberry pot & it's doing great!!
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Postby TrailBlaze » Jun 11, 2008 8:32 am

Good idea, I await your pics. I have an empty strawberry pot....and some sedums growing in my rock garden. I'll give it a try. Thanks for sharing!
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Postby Meggylou » Jun 11, 2008 10:58 am

I used mine for herbs, it was my first potting experience ever...I think I was 15. Saved up money and bought the pot and it was the perfect place for the herbs!
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Postby Scrapinthehat » Jun 11, 2008 12:10 pm

I tried posting a pic but the site says I am "not allowed to post files with the extension jpg within this forum". Sorry...don't know how to post the other way. I'll try posting a pic in the garden gallery.

I''m guessing a main reason I am having difficulties growing plants in it is because it facing directly west and gets the added heat off of the glass. I've thought about relocating it, but it is a rather large pot and would require a doilly (sp?) to move it.

So far I think the plants are doing well. I like that I simply just pinched off some purple emperor off an existing plant and stuck them in the top of the pot...no rooting required. All other sedum purchased for .79 cents each at home depot. :D
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Postby B_BQ » Jun 11, 2008 12:22 pm

Scrapinthehat:
You could try using a hosting site for your pictures, e.g. Photobucket, Flickr, etc.
These sites automatically re-size your pictures for posting.
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Postby Scrapinthehat » Jun 11, 2008 12:29 pm

Thanks bbq...too lazy (or maybe brain is too cold) to learn anything new today...sorry...I do have it posted in the garden gallery though.
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Postby Rupietoot » Jun 11, 2008 12:37 pm

I saw it there and I love the pot - it is beautiful; so different from the normal clay colored ones. I have planted herbs in mine and they have done well.

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