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The Strawberry Farm

Welcome to the Original Pick-your-Own Strawberry   near Hartbeespoort Dam

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Our office hours are 8:00 to 16:30 

Blog posts : "General"

A bit about the weather...

It's been another beautiful week here on The Strawberry Farm.

The strawberries are looking great, and have recovered well from last weekends picking frenzy.

We are thankful for the cooler weather this week, along with the few drops of rain we had. Every bit of help from Mother nature is great…

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And we are done for the weekend!!!

This weekend has been another one for the books. Loads of people have come through and enjoyed our little farm and the strawberries look like they have almost been picked out for the weekend. 

Don't worry, we will have again for next weekend.

The kitchen got thumped again today, even with the ext…

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Get here early!!!

Yesterday we had an another incredible day of picking. Loads of people braved the heat, which wasn't as bad as anticipated, to head down to our fields and devour our delicious strawberries.

This morning, the cars have been flowing in since early, probably to beat the heat. We would suggest that …

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The heat is insane!

This heat is madness!!!

The week has been one of the hottest we have experienced in a long time, by 8:30 this morning it was already 28 degrees!!! We are trying to get more irrigation pipe down into the fields, and this heat makes it very unpleasant for us to spend long hours down there, but we dea…

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What a weekend!!!

Wow, what a weekend we had!!! 

The fields were bursting with strawberries on Saturday morning, waiting for the eager pickers to arrive, and boy did they arrive!

Loads of people made the trip out to us this weekend and enjoyed the abundance of strawberries that lasted the whole weekend. Yes, a…

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Ready for this weekend!!!

It's another incredible, yet busy, day here on The Strawberry Farm.

The sun is shining, and a slightly cool breeze is blowing through the fields.

Speaking of fields, we've just been down to check up on those delicious strawberries. What a sight to behold!!!

Loads of sweet, beautifully red, strawb…

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Just a little info to keep everyone up to date...

It's a crazy hot day on the farm, and has been the last couple of days.

We have managed to fill our dam, no, not the new one (that still needs a bit of work until we get to that point), and in the process found that our dam still leaks a bit, and plans are being made to find the source of this le…

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Picking so far...

It's another amazing day at the Strawberry Farm.

Even though we didn't have much in the way of strawberries yesterday, we still had loads of people come through to enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, the odd bit of veggie picking as well as the tea garden. 

We would suggest, once again, that if yo…

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Strawberry Picking off to an explosive start

So, the season kicked off in a bigger way than we could ever possibly expected.

We opened up for picking on Thursday morning and were picked out of strawberries by 2pm, it was 4 days worth of strawberries!!!

If you are planning on taking a drive out here to us today, rather hold it over until next…

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The season started with a bang, and we are picked out already!!!

Our Strawberry picking season has started with a vengeance...!

Due to the unexpectedly HUGE amount of people visiting our farm today, we do not have sufficient ripe strawberries to be open for strawberry picking tomorrow Friday 25 September.

We will be open again for strawberry picking on Sa…

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STRAWBERRY SEASON IS HERE!!!

Thursday 24 September will mark the start of our 2015 strawberry picking season!!!

We will be open for picking from Thursday right through to Sunday, berries allowing...

Pack in the family, slap on the sunscreen, pull on a hat, leave the city behind, and join us at The Strawberry Farm for some…

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The Dam is Fixed

We have eventually managed to fix our dam.

Today is our water turn, lets hope all the water stays in the dam this time, with no flooding in the fields like last time.

We have a bunch of new goslings on the farm, 4 proud new moms, now its time to get them on the water.

It's heating up...

Spring is well on its way, the temperatures being experienced are quite, erm, abnormal for this time of year, to say the least.

Trees are flowering and we are noticing the fresh greenery of spring is splashing out slowly but surely.

The down-side that we are experiencing is that our dam spru…

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Strawberry Plants For Sale

We currently have Organic Strawberry Plants For Sale at R15 per plant.

These are first year plants that should still bear strawberries during the upcoming season.

Strawberries are a low maintenance plant, requiring a little shade and good water to keep them going. They work well as ground co…

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Latest Update on Fruit and Veggie Picking

Visit us this weekend for Veggie Picking

Vegetables available:

Leeks, Beetroot, Spinach, Bok Choy, Thyme, Coriander, Radishes, three different types of Lettuce, Baby Carrots, Fennel.  

 

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