Strawberry season is here.Go and pick your own.

@amadeo (70186)
United States
June 21, 2016 8:48am CST
Good morning.Still mild.A few showers last night. when my children were small.We used to go pick our own. Not sure how many does this here.But if you are picking the best is get very low to the ground to find the good ones. These are very delicious.We have strawberry festival and music. This is quite an event.The children enjoy picking and eating of course. Right now we have organic farm to pick. Any places there so you can do this.?we have quite a few. These are much better than store bought.Believe m. photo is public domaine
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@LadyDuck (170050)
• Switzerland
21 Jun 16
I am so glad that you posted this, now I know that it's true that this is strawberry season in your country. When I posted about strawberry moon some users said that it's not at all strawberry season in the United States.
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• United States
21 Jun 16
that was me and I said where I live it's over - has been for a month - he lives up north so they are far behind us.
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@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@AbbyGreenhill yes we are far behind.
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@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@LadyDuck yes for us we just started.Many festival are going on this weekend. Where was the party from?
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@much2say (40020)
• United States
21 Jun 16
We love picking strawberries! There are 2 sister farms we can do this at - about a 30 minute drive away. But I don't think ours is organic. Nothing beats the taste and sweetness of a warm, freshly picked strawberry! Although when it comes to NH, Hubby has fond memories of the raspberries there!
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@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@much2 say yes,What part of NH does he go.Or he live here at one time?
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@much2say (40020)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@amadeo Hubby's dad was from NH (I forgot which city, I'll ask tonight!). He moved to CA as an adult because he could not stand the winter weather - and he was not particular close to his family (who remained in NH, I believe). But when Hubby was a kid, they took a rode trip in a van from here to NH . . . Hubby remembers all the green and like I said the raspberries. When we go hiking here, he will point out certain greenery that remind him of that NH trip.
@JohnRoberts (61074)
• Los Angeles, California
21 Jun 16
And use those strawberries for a smoothie!
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@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@JohnRoberts they can use them for anything.
@thelme55 (14930)
• Germany
21 Jun 16
I love strawberry smoothie
@DianneN (81925)
• United States
21 Jun 16
We have many places to pick locally grown organic fruits and vegetables. They taste so much better than store bought. I always get too much.
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@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@DianneN yes we always get too much.But they so good.
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• United States
21 Jun 16
Strawberry season ended over a month ago here. My father's parents made a living farming strawberries. My father worked the field from he time he was old enough to walk until he went to college.
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@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@AbbyHill I see.Your much warmer than we are here in NH.That is about right on the timing there.
@teamfreak16 (41175)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
21 Jun 16
From what I'm aware of, We don't have anything like that in this area.
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@teamfreak16 really.Why is that too cold there at that time of growing seasons?
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@teamfreak16 (41175)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
21 Jun 16
@amadeo - Not sure. I have no idea if they grow strawberries here, honestly.
• Raipur, India
21 Jun 16
Strawberries are not readily available here. Also they are quite expensive here because they are mostly imported. I wish I could be a part of such festival.
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@Blue_bubblel I see.Yes you would loved it.This is a big dear for people in NH
• Raipur, India
21 Jun 16
@amadeo But I can totally imagine the fun. Because if not this but we have a LOT of festivals going around the year.
@CRK109 (14444)
• United States
21 Jun 16
When my best friend was still alive, I would often drive out to visit her in CT. She lived near many farms and she would drive us to one of them and we'd pick strawberries. Then we would go back to her place and make preserves. We had enough to feed armies! Those were the days!
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@CRK109 I love the preserves there.Yummy
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@CRK109 (14444)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@amadeo They were SO good! I may have to make some more, even if only from the strawberries from the market. They may not be as good but I'm sure they would cook up pretty well!
@thelme55 (14930)
• Germany
21 Jun 16
I love harvesting strawberries in the farms open for public. It's always fun for me. Some of the strawberries are rotten now because of the bad weather.
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@thelme55 so sorry to heard about this and the bad weather there.
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@BettyB (4218)
• Summerville, South Carolina
21 Jun 16
A friend and I go pick strawberries every spring. Alas our strawberry season is over. It will be time to pick blueberries soon.
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@BettyB wow that was fast.Yet you are much warmer there than here.I remember picking blueberries and selling them like .25 cents a quart.This was hard picking.They were wild .For us this was good money way back then.
@harry6 (135)
• Chandigarh, India
21 Jun 16
strawberry i love them too wish i could pick them up in a farm but never mind super market is nearby
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@harry6 yes,some do not have the access to Strawberry Field
@JustBhem (40967)
• Davao, Philippines
21 Jun 16
Sounds great but I haven't tried strawberry picking ever since and how I love to try it one day.
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@JustBhem it is fun and just to be out door makes it pleasure able.
@Porcospino (18396)
• Denmark
21 Jun 16
A strawberry festival sounds nice. My husband and I don't usually pick our strawberries, and I don't if it is possible to do that in our area, but many farms sell their strawberries.
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@Porcospino yes the farm does sell if you do not feel like picking. Mostly some do this as a family thing
@marguicha (99992)
• Chile
21 Jun 16
We donĀ“t have this in my country, but I can relate to the fun of it all.
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@marguicha So sorry.No strawberry there at all?
@marlina (76486)
• Canada
21 Jun 16
Yes, we are lucky, we have quite a few "pick your own" farms around here and we are expecting to pick some strawberries this week.
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@marlina how about that.You have to tell us when you do.I loved it
• United States
21 Jun 16
When I was young we had many types of berry bushes and it was fun picking both strawberries, blackberries etc. I haven't picked any berries in ages but do enjoy my berries even if they come from a store these days
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@Marilynda1225 Black and red berries also.But they get soft or mush when you picked them
@NJChicaa (44782)
• United States
21 Jun 16
sounds like a good time!
@amadeo (70186)
• United States
21 Jun 16
@NJChicaa good and eating times.Strawberry short cake.
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@Tampa_girl7 (25846)
• United States
24 Jun 16
I love strawberries.
@LeaPea2417 (21545)
• Toccoa, Georgia
22 Jun 16
The picture you share reminds me of when my children were real young. My husband and I took them to a strawberry farm not too far from our house to pick fresh strawberries and we picked a lot! When we got home, my youngest son who was age 3 at the time, loved the strawberries and ate so many of them, that he got "Hives"! He got a very itchy uncomfortable rash on his legs. I had to take him to his Pediatrician who gave him a Benedryl Shot for the itching. We thought at the time, that maybe the owners of the Strawberry Farm had sprayed some sort of Pesticide on the berries that caused my son's Hives. He was scared to eat them anymore and for years didn't until one day when he was a young teen, he ate them again and didn't suffer any reaction.
@dpk262006 (56473)
• Delhi, India
22 Jun 16
Thanks for sharing a beautiful picture of strawberry plants and how these are picked and collected. We do not have any strawberry plants in our area and whatever strawberries are available in the market, they are highly priced and are not very sweet.