Across most of the country, fresh-picked strawberries are a summer-only delicacy. One more great thing about living in San Diego is that local farmers are growing strawberries and selling them at farmers’ markets spring through fall, and we can enjoy them in a lot more salads and smoothies. If you’re interested in growing your own, you’ll like this article, which recommends varieties to try and provides technical advice on when to plant, soil, pests and how to water.

If you don’t want to raise your water use, then match the square footage of your “moderate water use” kitchen garden with an equal size area of “very low water use” plants.

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