As soon as your strawberries have finished fruiting, it’s a good time to raise some new plants from their abundant runners – the long stems emerging from the main plant.
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It’s also a good time to clear away all the straw or matting to discourage slugs and snails from nibbling at the plants. Do this now and you can look forward to more plants and a bumper harvest next summer.
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Find out how to propagate strawberries from runners, below.