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Dave Bentz


A Nebraska farm boy that now resides in Urban USA and gardens vacant lots. Being retired allows for the pursuit of gardening in harmony with animals and nature in general. Not claiming to be an organic gardener but chemical free will be the passion. The true passion is to leave the land better than found.

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How to Root Strawberries

Strawberries reproduce by sending out runners, which are called "stolons". The word “stolon” comes from the Latin word stolo, meaning a shoot, branch, or twig springing from the root. The stolons have no leaves or roots, and their sole purpose is to reach out away from the main mother plant and set a clone on the soil to root into the soil and become a new plant. Let me show you ...

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