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Horticulture and Home Pest News
Horticulture & Home Pest News is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by Iowa State University Extension specialists in the Departments of Entomology, Horticulture and Plant Pathology.

Winter Protection for Strawberries

This article was published originally on 11/16/2011

Mid-November is the time to apply mulch to strawberry beds to protect them through the winter.  Clean, weed-free oat, wheat or soybean straw or chopped cornstalks should be applied in a 3 to 5 inch layer to protect the plants and next season's crop.  Read more in the ISU Extension and Outreach Yard & Garden news release from October 26, 2011.