I said, we are building your planter box. Your email address will not be published. In our temperate Seattle weather, strawberries are a great plant to start in the winter as a bare-root plant that will come alive in spring. ", Building Cedar Fence Posts for a Raised Bed, How to Build a Raised Vegetable Garden Box, Popular Mechanics: How to Build and Install Raised Garden Beds, Gardener’s Supply Company: Growing Berries and Asparagus in Raised Beds, How to Build a Raised Garden Bed With Legs, How to Build a Planter Box From Fence Boards, How to Convert Bunk Beds to Form a Large Bed. The first step to growing great strawberries is choosing a variety well-suited to your region. Cut 1-inch PVC pipe into four pieces, 12 inches in length; cut 1/2-inch PVC pipe into two pieces, 6 feet in length. Secure it to the side boards with 1-inch tube straps placed near the top and bottom of the pipe and 1/2-inch #8 wood screws. Required fields are marked *. The planter box is constructed from cinder blocks to make a simple square or rectangular design. Select a level spot in full sun for optimum growth. of pesticides applied annually to one acre of strawberries. To make a 'double deck' of planter box, tie another batch of knots on each rope about 20-25 cm from the top of the first box. //