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Proper cultivation of strawberries in PVC pipes horizontally


Strawberry is one of the most delicious and beloved berries of all. In order for the harvest to be good and not have problems, experts recommend growing it in PVC pipes or PVC. This method is modern and designed for landing, both in horizontal and vertical position.

There are many techniques and algorithms to grow a large and healthy crop of excellent delicacy called strawberries. We will talk about how this is best done using horizontal PVC pipes.

We will also answer the most common questions regarding the topic of growing strawberries: from beginning to end.

Is it possible to equip a bed of PVC pipe and how it is profitable

The answer to this question is in the affirmative: “Yes, it is possible. And it’s more convenient that way.” If earlier strawberries were grown only by means of the garden, which required a lot of energy and a decent ground area, now, using the new method, plant and grow with the help of a plastic pipe with your own hands.

As a result, the process of growing tasty and healthy berries has become more accessible and convenient. Beds are settling vertically or horizontally.

This method is based on the capabilities of hydroponics.

The most convenient way to grow strawberries horizontally in PVC pipes is to use sewer diameter from 100 to 150 millimeters. They have plugs with full tightness and it is very cool.

подготовки будет проверка герметичности и функциональности конструкции. Заливается вода и включается помпа. Возможная течь устраняется.

Воду в системе не следует гонять постоянно. Достаточно включить насос пару раз в сутки и дать ему поработать примерно 30 минут.

Когда и как правильно сажать клубнику таким способом

It is necessary to begin arrangement of a bed in the spring or autumn period. First of all, decide how you want to grow strawberries in tubes? Having chosen your preferred option, proceed to its implementation.

With the vertical method of growing planting should be carried out in the spring, as soon as it gets warmer.

The second method involves planting seedlings before the beginning of the winter season. Growing strawberries in PVC pipes horizontally carried out by various methods: using seeds, whiskers, using the separation of the bush.

Before planting, seedlings should be distributed in pots of soil and stand for six days, somewhere in a cool place, such as a cellar.

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  • Minuses

    Despite the great advantages over the traditional method of growing strawberries, the method based on hydroponics has several disadvantages.

    We list them:

    • the need for additional spending on the purchase of pipes and other components of the structure;
    • the presence of chemical compounds in the filler - calcium carbamide salts. This feature leads to a change in pH - an alkaline environment is created. In order to avoid such a problem, it is recommended to wash the tank with acid.

    If you count all the advantages and methods of growing strawberries using PVC pipes, it becomes clear that the benefits are much greater. What to choose: to grow on the field in beds, spending a lot of time and effort, or to use modern practices - everyone decides for himself.