Pick Your Own Peach and Nectarine Orchards
Pick Your Own Peaches and Nectarines are officially closed for the 2023 season. Please check our Facebook for daily updates on when we can offer pick your own peaches. We also have limited availability available to purchase in the Apple Barrel Farm Market.
Our Pick Your Own Peach and Nectarine trees are nestled on 200 acres of Pick Your Own fruit orchards and fields overlooking the scenic Connecticut River Valley. We've been growing peaches for over 130 years, going back to the early 1890's! It's no wonder why Lyman Orchards was voted Connecticut's Best Pick Your Own Farm!
Pick Your Own Peaches and Nectarines
If you're looking for a fun way to spend a day in Connecticut, a visit to Lyman Orchards PYO Peach and Nectarine Orchards is the perfect destination for a wholesome, fun, family-friendly getaway! And because we grow so many varieties of fruits, it's worth the trip! The Peach and Nectarine season lasts for 12 weeks (mid July-late September) and traditionally overlaps the Blueberry season (early July-mid August) and the Pear Season (mid August - late September).
For the best PYO peach and nectarine experience, be sure to check our Facebook Page for daily updates, and read our pick your own tips
Lyman Orchards has 4,200 peach trees and 300 nectarine trees spread over 34 acres. We grow 27 varieties of peaches, including 3 flat varieties, and 8 varieties of nectarines.
The peach varieties range from clingstone to freestone. The early varieties are classified as "clingstone", indicating that the sweet flesh of the peach clings to the pit or stone, early-mid season are "semi-cling", and by mid-August, all varieties are "freestone". Mid-August and later varieties are best for canning and preserving peaches.
Like our apples, our peaches are Eco-certified, grown using agricultural methods that preserve and protect our orchards’ ecology.
Peach & Nectarine picking is a great family friendly activity!
Peaches and Nectarines are Nutrient-Rich
Peaches and nectarines have an impressive nutritional resume that make them a healthy choice in your daily diet. Below are some of the health benefits peaches offer.
- Moderate Source of Antioxidants and Vitamin C
- No Saturated-Fats
- Low in Calories
- One peach contains 2% or more daily value of vitamins E and K, niacin, folate, iron, choline, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, zinc and copper
There are so many tasty ways to include these nutritious fruits into your breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert!
Spend a morning or afternoon peach and nectarine picking at Connecticut’s Sweet Spot®, Lyman Orchards in Middlefield, CT