Happiness is a strawberry patch! Get our no-fail guide on growing your own, plus the best varieties for your location
Photo by Jennifer Cheung; written by Susan Heeger
The first year, he harvested 4 gallons of berries—more than one man could ever eat alone. “I love sharing,” says Abe, who doesn’t mind neighbors’ snacking from his plants. During evenings when he’s out there tending the berries, neighbors often stop to chat and ask questions. Some even leave inspired to rethink their own lawns.