Strawberries can be grown practically year-round; however, we recommend starting your plants indoors in the late winter and transplanting them to their new location in early spring or early summer. Once they are established outdoors, you can start harvesting strawberries whenever you wish (weather permitting). If temperatures become too hot for the berries to grow well, give them some shade. We suggest planting your strawberry plants between May and July because this is when it’s still cool enough at night that they won’t get blasted by sun during the day. Also remember that these pests feed on new leaves as opposed to roots so if possible keep old leaves from being eaten! You may want to go out twice a week or once every other week for weekly inspections of the plants just in case anything might have gotten away with it before now.