If you don’t have much space but still want to grow strawberries, Melissa’s got a great idea to let you grow them in just about any sunny spot: a diy strawberry tower.
Based on a laundry basket, this planter will save you not only space but money, too.
The best part is that once you master growing your delicious strawberries, they can be used in various dishes. Here are our favourite strawberry recipes.
For this strawberry tower, you will need 12 strawberry plants. Read on to find out everything you need to make a strawberry tower.
How to make a DIY strawberry planter
Gather your supplies
You’ll also need:
Easy step-by-step instructions: strawberry planter
Drill drainage holes in base of basket.
Line the basket with a hessian sack.
Push sack through 12 holes in basket and cut holes in sack with secateurs.
Fill basket about 2/3 full with potting mix.
Feed roots of strawberry plants through holes into potting mix.
Add more potting mix to top of basket.
Plant out the top of the basket with ornamental plants of choice.
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