Picking your own fruit at your local orchard is an experience that delights all the senses, especially when it comes to strawberries. Strawberry picking season in Connecticut represents the start to pick your own season. There's something truly special about plucking these vibrant red gems right off the vine, knowing that each one is bursting with juicy sweetness.

Picking your own strawberries, it's not just about the fruit - it's about the entire experience. The aroma of ripe strawberries wafts through the air, tempting you even before you spot the bright red patches peeking out from the leaves. As you wander through the rows of plants, the sun-warmed berries practically beg to be picked and enjoyed.

Choosing the perfect strawberry is an art in itself. Look for ones that are deeply red all over, with no white or green shoulders. Pick them gently, cradling each fruit in your hand as you twist it off the stem. The satisfaction of filling your basket with your own hand-picked strawberries is unmatched.

Of course, the best part comes when you get to taste the fruits of your labor. Whether you enjoy them fresh off the vine, dipped in chocolate, or turned into jam, there's no denying that strawberries picked straight from the orchard are a true delight for the taste buds. So, next time you have the chance to visit your local orchard, be sure to indulge in the simple joy of picking your own fruit, especially those delicious strawberries.

Lyman Orchards strawberry picking season runs from Early to Late June. To learn more about picking your own strawberries click here.

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