Strawberrys on fence

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  1. Gizmo

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    Hi I was thinking of having strawberry plants on our wooden fence and thinking what would be the best containers to get for wall mounted so strawberry plants will grow or is it a good idea

    Many thanks for your help and advice :idea:
     
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    I think it is a nice idea. There are actually quite a few "hanging" strawberry plants on the market.

    I personally would always recommend to attach the flower pots really tight to the wall using screws and bolts.

    But I guess it would be easier for you to make a photo first so we can see what kind of fence we are dealing with.
     
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      many thanks for your reply i have taken a couple of pictures of the fence we have put bamboo fence around as well
       
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      Think you will get a much better crop if you plant them by the front edge of your raised bed so they cascade down the front of it.

      Wall mounted ones will limit their growth due the small growing pocket /compost and will need very regular watering on sunny days.
       
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        Many thanks for your reply. Not to sure if strawberrys are OK for dogs in the garden and if rocco will take a fancy to them hanging down
         
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        From the web it says Strawbs are safe for dogs, suppose its more how safe they are for you if he cock his leg up on them, partic with a uti !! :doggieshmooze:
         
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          Many thanks for your reply. The www has of different advice about xyz.
          I am concerned for rocco so I thought for the strawberry plants would be better higher up and it would be better if he did not wee on them :thanks:
           
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