GardenGirltv shows viewers how to plant strawberries as a ground cover! With a strawberry patch or field you will have to always continually plant strawberries! The plants will last a few years and every year you should add new plants to your areas for each year. First, you need to get a bundle of strawberry plants you need to rake the area you are planting them in. Make sure you put each plant 18 inches apart. First, you should take your strawberry plant dig a trench, lay it flat and cover it! Next, pat the soil around it down. You want to plant the strawberry plants shallow. Continue to do this with each plant, 18 inches apart until you fill up your strawberry field or patch! Now you can plant your own strawberries!