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What’s better than fresh strawberries? I was looking for some ideas of how I could do a strawberry garden without taking up a ton of space, and of course, I checked out the greatest place for ideas–Pinterest.  I always find tons of great garden ideas there. Here are some of the Pins showing space-saving strawberry gardens that I’ve pinned to my own board. (which can be found HERE). Now, I don’t know which one I like best…

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Copied from Pinterest Found on dumpaday.com

 

Growing strawberries in rain gutters hanging about 6 feet off the ground is a great idea if you have the extra room.

Maybe build the  them around the outside of your deck.

Sure would make for easy picking!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Copied from Pinterest. Found on maxicontainer.com

 

I love this idea!  This is a 55 gallon drum (barrel) with holes for the strawberries. You probably could plant something like Top Hat Blueberries around the top for the starters for a great fruit salad. Yum!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Copied from Pinterest. Found on diyready.com

 

Do you have an old shoe rack that you have no idea what to do with? Why not make a garden out of it!!

This neat idea shows herbs (which you could do too!), but another pin mentioned using one of these for strawberries, which is a great idea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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These next ideas are probably for other plants, but I don’t see why they couldn’t be used for strawberries…

Copied from Pinterest. Found on voguehome.info

 

Copied from Pinterest. Found on hometalk.com

 

Copied from Pinterest. Found on garden-collection.com

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20 thoughts on “Author’s In Bloom Blog Hop–Space Saving Strawberry Garden Ideas….. Comment to win!

  1. Heather B

    I love finding new authors, new books and new blogs through hops like this! thank you for participating!
    faramena at gmail dot com

  2. JeanMP

    What great ideas, I just have a boring strawberry pot, I haven’t been able to over winter it yet, I have to replace my strawberries every year.
    skpetal at hotmail dot com

  3. Great tips for strawberry planters. I wonder if I can talk my husband into trying the gutter idea on the shed. Looks cool! cchant86 @ yahoo.com

  4. Joye

    Thanks for the neat ideas for the strawberries and their planters.

  5. Jeanette G

    I’ve tried the hanging bags you get and failed. For some reason strawberries don’t grow for me. There are pyramids (self-watering) you can buy also. That might be too big if you are looking for a smaller one. I like that they can be self-watering and have a net to keep birds out of them. 🙂

  6. kimberlykcomeau

    I’m now telling myself that I can NOT fill the house gutters with soil and plant strawberries there. (They’d be self-watering!) Bad idea. Bad, bad idea!
    casey 4 4 6 at hot mail dot com

  7. Melissa

    I’m looking forward to starting my garden, thanks for the tips! 🙂

  8. notsuchatabularasa

    Ahh! I ❤ the idea to grow them in gutters. Plus, mmm, strawberries. When you get some that are super sweet, there's nothing better to snack on 🙂 And the tart ones are great for using with whipped cream or chocolate to balance it out. Now I want strawberries…

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  9. rhianona

    love the idea of using an old shoe rack for an herb garden! Strawberries are super yummy. One of my favorites.
    THanks for the giveaway!
    rbarckhaus (at) gmail (dot) com

  10. We’ve done tomatoes in old 2 liter pop bottles, not quite as pretty but it could work for strawberries too

    fencingromein at hotmail dot com

  11. I love these ideas! I’ve never tried to grow strawberries but I’d love to! I know pinterest has great ideas but I never think to look there for ideas!

    Barrie

    books4me67 at ymail dot com

  12. ladymagnolia99

    I love those strawberry pots. I love strawberries, and have all kinds of ways I like eating them!!!

    Judy Cox
    magnolias_1(at)msn(dot)com

  13. bn100

    haven’t tried them; sounds fun

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  14. Savannah Miller

    I have tried to grow strawberries before (they are my youngest favorite fruit) sadly each year I kill them :,( Maybe this year will be my lucky year
    savannahm1987@gmail.com

  15. BookAttict

    I think the shoe rack idea is absolutely brilliant!

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth(at)bookattict(dot)com

  16. Alisha Sienkiel

    Love the different ways to grow strawberries!
    sienkiel1821 at yahoo dot com

  17. JanD

    I like the the shoe rack idea.
    bituin76 at hotmail dot com

  18. Great ideas! eendrizzi79 at gmail dot com

  19. Those are such great ideas! I love strawberries, especially! I love them! Like the first idea. Easy picking for sure! lol Thanks!
    shadowluvs2read(at)gmail(Dot)com

  20. Congratulations Catherine Chant! You are my winner of the $10 Amazon Gift Card!!!

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