Pick Your Own Crop Calendar

Pick Your Own Information:

 

Pick Your Own is almost finished for the season! Pick Your Own Raspberries are still available, and you should make a Pick Your Own Pumpkins reservation. Pick Your Own Apples are available September 25 and 26, and October 2 and 3 and will ONLY be available with a Pumpkin Festival reservation.

Now Picking:

Apples (COMING SEPTEMBER 25)

Varieties: Gala, Cameo 

IMPORTANT: Apples will be returning the weekend of 9/25 and will only be available for picking with the purchase of Pumpkin Festival admission, available here. Apples will be available on weekends 9/25-26 and 10/2-3 only while supply lasts. 

Container Pricing:

1/4 Peck

$7.50

Container price includes cost of fruit

Half Peck

$15.00

Peck

$25.00

Red Raspberries

Available with Pick Your Own Pumpkins Reservations, available here

Container Pricing:

Pint

$5.00

Container price includes cost of fruit

Pick-Your-Own Crop Calendar

Note: Crop Calendar shows the months that crops are EXPECTED to be available. All dates are approximate, and could be at any part of the month stated. Weather conditions and demand determine the supply of our fruits and vegetables.  Check this page or call 301-428-0444 for daily availability and conditions before you travel, and check our social media for up to date progress and information about growing!

May

Strawberries

Peonies 

June

Strawberries

Tart Cherries 

Black Raspberries 

Blueberries

Sugar Snap Peas

English Peas 

July

Black Raspberries 

Blueberries 

Blackberries 

Flowers 

Peppers (Yummy, Banana) 

Tomatoes (Cherry, Slicers) 

Herbs (Basil, Cilantro, Parsley) 

August

Red Raspberries 

Blueberries

Blackberries

Flowers

Peppers

Tomatoes 

Herbs

Potatoes

September

Red Raspberries (Good Picking, must purchase PYO Pumpkins admission)

Apples (Starting SEPTEMBER 25, MUST purchase Pumpkin Festival admission)

Flowers (Finished)

Herbs (Finished)

Potatoes (Finished)

Peppers (Finished)

Tomatoes (Finished)

October

Pumpkins

Apples (only available with Pumpkin Festival Admission)

November

Christmas Trees

December

Christmas Trees

Picking Conditions Guide

Excellent Picking Conditions

  • The fruit is abundant and easily found.
  • It does not require much time to pick and fill a container.
  • One does not have to cover much distance or area in the field to fill a container.
  • There is more excellent quality fruit.
  • It is the peak of the season.

Good Picking Conditions

  • The fruit is abundant, but not as plentiful or easily found as when conditions are excellent.
  • It takes a little longer to pick the same amount of fruit as compared to when conditions are excellent.
  • You may have to cover more area to fill your container.
  • The quality of the fruit is still very good.
  • The season may be starting or winding down, or we may be in between the peak of a variety of a crop.

Scattered Picking Conditions

  • There is not a lot of fruit and the crop might be considered “light”.
  • It takes longer to pick and fill your container.
  • You will have to work harder and cover more area to fill your container.
  • The quality can be excellent and there will be pockets of great fruit, but it will take more effort.
  • Picking can be scattered when the season is just beginning or when it is ending.

If the weather is uncertain, please call before coming (301-428-0444)