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Strawberries 101: Planting the matted-row system

publication date: Feb 28, 2001
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My family’s small market garden has included a patch of organically produced strawberries since its inception in 1986.The patch provides us with subsistence eating of fresh and frozen berries twelve months per year and up to $1,000 of cash annually.But when we began we made a major mistake. We were in a hurry. We ignored the advice of those wiser than us. And we waged a losing conflict against grass and weeds for years as a result.

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