pick your own at Over Farm

July 12, 2013 at 10:21 pm 2 comments

12-7-13 - Over PYO collage 4B
lovely weather, lovely boys, perfectly lovely sweet and juicy strawberries

How lucky we are to live near Over Farm but how criminal that yesterdays visit to their Pick Your Own strawberry field is my first in 14 years of living in Gloucester, despite being frequent visitors to the animal pens. PYO at Over Farm is now set to become an annual family tradition, especially as we’ve not grown our own fruit this year. We’ve had poor pickings from our strawberry bed at the allotment the last few years thanks to hungry slugs, choking nettles and more rain than sun. Pure genius in action at Over Farm creating waist high strawberry beds for total picking comfort and slime free strawberries. 12-7-13 - Over PYO 4B
I always presumed PYO meant inflated prices but it’s very reasonable at £4.50/kg. And the lovely check out staff didn’t bat an eyelid as a ruby red lipped, t-shirt stained little boy handed in his punnet for weighing.12-7-13 - Over PYO_E and Charlie* 4B

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Rees  |  July 15, 2013 at 7:23 pm

    Thanks very much for your kind comments Nic.

    We really appreciate feedback like this, so nice to read after all the hard work that is put in!

  • 2. 2013 in pictures | Nip it in the bud  |  January 2, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    […] making scones, day out at Croombe Park, cousins singing in the rain, weekend away in Glastonbury, strawberry picking with Charlie, feeding goats with Nana, watching the Meerkats at West Midland Safari Park, boat fun with Noah, […]


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