Tuesday, May 22, 2012

strawberries

'Evangeline' strawberry
a bee visiting the pink flowers of our
'Fraise de Bois' (Fragaria vesca) strawberry
fruit are slender and sweet
Side by side on a double shepherd's hook in the kitchen garden, two strawberry plants in hanging baskets are already full of ripe fruit. I can see strawberry branches creeping everywhere by the end of summer. The new 'Fraise de Bois' (Fragaria vesca) strawberry excites me - featured in Martha's Living magazine this month. The fruit are very sweet, long - almost curly. They'll make a nice, quick jam. ..& more.. YUM

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