A couple weeks from now we'll be picking strawberries for jam and to freeze for pie. Since the fruit is in season, I'm looking to start a strawberry mead as well. It will be a 1 gal batch. I could go with 3 lbs of either wildflower or clover honey, since I've got ready access to either. Strawberry blossom would be ideal, but I haven't seen it locally, and I'm not really interested in mail order.
I'm looking for opinions on these two questions:
1) Should the strawberries be added into the primary or the secondary?
2) What quantity would be good for a 1 gal batch? I'm looking to add flavor and color, not necessarily boost alcohol content.