A gloomy forecast for the week led us to decide today was the day for our annual strawberry extravaganza. We picked 58 lbs. by 10:30 this morning at Fairwinds Farm. Most of them are now in the freezer, with a quart reserved for fresh eating, and some in the dehydrator to jazz up the winter salads.
I love my strawberry breakfast smoothies! I keep thinking I should plant a row of everbearing but haven’t managed to yet. With gorgeous berries so close for picking, I don’t think I’ll ever plant spring-bearing berries but I would enjoy having fresh berries all summer. It is just a questions of where….