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Watering strawberries

Ripe strawberries

Like most edibles, strawberry plants love water. But irrigating them is a tricky endeavor because sugars decline dramatically for a day or so after watering.

My solution is to divide the garden into three zones. I pick all the ripe fruits in zone A on day 1, then I water zone A on day 2 while picking all the ripe fruits from zone B. Day 3 involves picking in zone C and watering in zone B, etc.

By the time I circle back around, the ground is moist and the strawberries are once again sunkissed and delicious. Yum!

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