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What time do you think strawberry picking places open and how much should I expect to pay per punnet?

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LoveMyGirls Wed 13-Aug-08 08:55:09

I'm planning on going this morning but don't want to drive there to find they don't open until 10am and it's £20 per punnet.

Thanks

merryforge Wed 13-Aug-08 09:05:23

It's £3.50 a kilo round here, and a full trug-like thing (not a small plastic punnet) came to around £11 - easy to get carried away picking! But I used the 'spares' for a very good jam.

Hope they still have plenty left for you - I picked in lateish June.

justjules Wed 13-Aug-08 09:09:08

you might find there are none left,

we went last week,

loads of others berries, black, red, currants and logan but no strawberries,

and they were apporox 3.50 a kilo

OrmIrian Wed 13-Aug-08 09:09:55

Yes it is a bit late. And all the rain won't have helped. They tend to rot when it's very wet.

LoveMyGirls Wed 13-Aug-08 09:10:58

Oh damn, must remember to go earlier next year! I'll leave here at 9.45 and see how we get on. Thanks for your help everyone.

LoveMyGirls Wed 13-Aug-08 09:11:24

It's under cover and they're on stands does that help?

LoveMyGirls Wed 13-Aug-08 14:20:02

They were shut! Whoops!

GentleOtter Wed 13-Aug-08 14:24:22

I got 6lls of misshapes for £5 -already picked.
Is it for jam?
Do you have a farmers market nearby? You might get berries there.

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