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Garden Tidbits - Daylily and Strawberry
by Monica Resinger 
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If your Daylily plant is a large clump you should divide it so it can 
become healthier.  When it’s large and clumped together, the middle of 
the plant cannot get the water and nutrients it needs so it will 
eventually die out if not divided.  You may also want more plants in 
your garden or to give away to friends and family. 
When it is finished flowering, dig up the clump and divide it into 
many plants then re-plant as many as desired.  It can sometimes be 
pretty tough to divide a large clump because the roots get tightly 
woven together -- you might have to slice through it with your shovel 
a few times to loosen the clump.  Try not to worry about damaging the 
plant when doing this - Daylilies are very tough.  As long as you have 
a piece of root, it will grow into a plant. When you are finished 
planting the divisions, be sure to water thoroughly.  
If you grow your own strawberries, you probably have noticed that 
runners will grow from the main plant and root themselves somewhere 
nearby.  These rooted runners are new plants.  Simply cut the runner 
from the main plant to the new plant after the new one has rooted and, 
voila, a new strawberry plant.  
There is a variety of strawberry plant that doesn’t send off runners 
but instead grows offsets.  To propagate this type, simply dig it up 
after harvest, divide into smaller plants, re-plant the offsets and 
water well.
Did you know Daylily flowers are edible?  Well, they are.  They taste 
like a sweet lettuce and are a tasty, colorful addition to any salad.  
I like them so much I munch a petal almost every time I walk into the 
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Fresh Strawberry Pie 
6 servings 
1 Baked 9-inch Pie Shell 
1 1/4 C. Sugar 
1 Tbsp. Cornstarch 
3 Tbsp. Lemon Juice 
3 oz. (1 pkg.) Strawberry Gelatin 
1 qt. Fresh Strawberries 
1 1/2 C. Water 
Clean and hull strawberries. 
In medium saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; add water and lemon 
juice. Over high heat, bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir 
until slightly thickened and clear, 4 to 5 minutes. 
Add gelatin, stir until dissolved. Cool to room temperature. Stir in 
strawberries; turn into prepared pastry shell. 
Chill 4 to 6 hours or until set. 
Serve with whipped cream if desired. Refrigerate leftovers. 
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Chilled Strawberry-Mint Soup
1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries 
3/4 cup sour cream 
3/4 cup heavy cream 
2 tablespoons orange juice 
2 tablespoons honey 
1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves 
Fresh strawberry slices, kiwi fruit slices, or fresh mint sprigs 
In a food processor or blender, place the strawberries, sour cream, 
heavy cream, orange juice, and honey; whirl until smooth. Stir in 
mint. Taste for sweetness; if necessary, add more honey. Refrigerate 
until well chilled. To serve, put into cold soup bowls and top with 
strawberry slices, kiwi fruit slices, or mint sprigs. Makes 2 
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