A thorough inspection

If the strawberry leaves have wrinkled and acquired a yellowish tint, strawberries infected with strawberry mite. If you do not fight it, first, reduces the winter hardiness of the plants, and secondly, the harvest will be reduced by almost half.

After harvest, carefully inspect all bushes, remove the diseased and destroy them. The remaining bushes cut off all the leaves leaving only the heart. Treat strawberries with hot water (about 60-65 degrees). You can spray karbofosom (½ tsp per 10 liters of water).

If the strawberries looks healthy, not infected by pests, cut off the leaves after harvesting is not necessary. It is sufficient to remove only the dead leaves and logopatologii bushes.

To prevent spray and strawberry infusion of garlic (two heads of crushed garlic per 10 liters of water).

Fertilizing berries

First remove all the weeds in strawberry plantations, then shallow loosen the soil. Then over mulch strawberry beds with organic fertilizer: backfill under clumps of compost or peat layer of 2-3 cm.

During this period, the strawberries need nitrogen: feed the plants with ash (4 cups per 1 square meter). After the fertilizer is well-pour the strawberry.

Work with a mustache

In early July, the strawberries start intensively growing shoots, that is a mustache. It's time to prepare the seedlings out of the sockets on the mustache two - three years of strawberries.

Separate outlet with the beginnings of roots from the parent plant. To outlet quick start, put them for 8-10 hours in a solution of a growth stimulant. Then put the socket on the beds with fertile and loose soil — nurseries. Distance between plants 20-25 cm Pour and the first time pritenyayut from the sun, light material. In 2-3 weeks (end of July) the seedlings will be ready for transplanting to a permanent place. Young bushes should have three leaves and well developed root system with a length of at least 5 cm.