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The Strawberry Farm

Welcome to the Original Pick-your-Own Strawberry Farm near Hartbeespoort Dam

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Our office hours are 8:00 to 16:30 

Blog posts : "General"

Our Wall is Gone...

August 8, 2016

Our well known white wall at our entrance has been taken down.

The wall had to be removed during last week as the new Total petrol station between us and the road, which is now operational, required the road to be widened. This widening of the road brought the road too close to the wall and it beca…

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The Strawberry Spa... Special for this weekend!!! Oh, and a little update on our strawberries!!!

April 29, 2016

We know, it's been a while since we last posted here... Big work on the farm and everyone has been running around like headless chickens.

The Strawberry Spa is running a really good Full Day Spa Special this weekend, Only R1700 for 2 people. Visit our Spa Specials page for more info.

It's gett…

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Valentine's went well, what's next???

February 27, 2016

What an amazing Valentine's weekend we had a couple of weeks ago.

The general feedback was that everybody loved it and had an enjoyable day.

The Spa staff did an amazing job that whole weekend. The kitchen staff out did themselves, the long hours were worth it, pulling off an incredible 8 cour…

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Valentines...

February 8, 2016

It's a crazy week on the farm.

Mind you, we have been preparing for months for this, but this week is always busy...

 

We have been inundated with bookings for this coming weekend, and some things are already fully booked. 

Our Accommodation is fully booked for the evening of 13 Februa…

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January is well on its way already...

January 12, 2016

Sho...  January is flying by...

Just about a month to go until Valentines' Day...

If you're the romantic type, or just feel like spoiling your significant other, join us over the weekend of Valentines', 13 and 14 February.

Check out our offerings on our Valentines Specials page, we are sure to h…

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Wishing you all the best for 2016

January 4, 2016

All of us here at The Strawberry Farm would like to wish you all the best for 2016. 

The New Year brings with it new opportunities, new challenges and new memories. May you have an amazing, prosperous year, full of happiness and good times.

Our New Year has started of  hot with temperatures i…

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What a strawberry season it was...

December 14, 2015

As the curtain falls on another strawberry season, we look back and appreciate what mother nature has done for us.

Our season started off with a massive bang, we had never experienced such an incredible start to the season, with us being picked out way earlier than we could have imagined. Along the…

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Not normally open during the week, but...

December 9, 2015

Well, as you know, we are not usually open during the week, but we have decided to open this Friday for picking. The fields look promising, and hopefully we will manage a full weekend of picking. We will still be closed this Thursday though, so if you're wanting to come through to us, hold it over f…

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Job opening - front of house

December 6, 2015

As the year draws to a close, the silly season kicks in...

We are in search of a client liaison to join our team. Please spread the word...

To break it down a bit, the position involves most items that would be regular Front of House duties in any restaurant, guest house and day spa. Ensuring…

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The picnic dam is filling up...

December 4, 2015

The week has been a humid one, with a spit and a spot of rain, adding to the already high humidity of the Hartbeespoort dam area.

Yesterday and today have been our water allocation, this happens every 2 weeks or so, we get to fill our irrigation dam via a furrow system that comes from the Skeerpo…

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Busy, Busy, Busy... another week preparing...

November 27, 2015

It's been a busy week preparing the fields for the new crops.

The fields for the beans and the mealies are good to go, next week is plant them full of great new produce.

The farmer says that the strawberries have been looking really good this week and had expected that there would be a lot les…

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A week of good weather...

November 20, 2015

Thankfully this week was a little cooler than it has been lately, the whole farm appreciates that.

Most of the week was pretty dry, we had a day or two with a few drops of rain here and there. Last night though, wow!!! Incredible down pour, lots of good, well needed rain. According to Weather SA, w…

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Hot, confused weather...

November 13, 2015

The temperatures this week on the farm have been insanely hot. There was one evening at 7:30 pm that it was still 39°C...

The strawberries aren't sure what to make of the heat, as there has been no rain which normally follows the hot weather around.

One valley over, there was a huge fire, took ou…

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The strawberries are about at an end for this weekend...

November 8, 2015

As we thought, this weekend wouldn't be a good weekend for picking.

The strawberries are about picked out for the day. We are still open for those adventurous people that are wanting to spend some time down in the fields searching for strawberries. We also have mulberries, regular ones, white one…

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Gone half way through the season...

November 6, 2015

Last weekend signified the middle of our season, or there abouts...

We should still have about 5 weekends of strawberry picking left, and as it goes, there will be less and less fruit to pick. The plants have decided that this heat isn't good and that it's full-on summer, they have started to sen…

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Picked out early today...

November 1, 2015

Sheesh, the people have been piling in today to pick strawberries, 7:15 saw the arrival of our first pickers this morning and it's been pretty non-stop since then. Yes, we are picked out, again... amazing weekend.

If it's just strawberries you are after, you'll need to hold it over until next wee…

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Busy, busy, busy...

October 31, 2015

We are Busy, busy, busy ...

The strawberry fields have had many visitors today, loads of pickers!

We are still open, however it will be a game of hide and seek with the strawberries! Come and enjoy!

The organic veggie picking and tea garden are still open too!

See you on the farm!!!

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Season so far...

October 31, 2015

It's been an amazing season so far...

Loads of people have made their way through our fields, enjoying our sweet red bounty. Some have visited us 2, 3 and even 4 times this season, which is a first for us.

The season hasn't been without its ups and downs, the weather also hasn't played its par…

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Good News !

October 28, 2015

 

Our strawberry fields have now have time to recover from the pickings over the past weekend and we will be open for strawberry picking again on this coming Saturday & Sunday. So pack your hats, sunscreen & sunglasses and head out into the country for a fun filled day of fresh air, sunshine & d…

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All picked out

October 25, 2015

Yup, it's true folks...

The strawberry fields have been picked out for this weekend. We will be paying the plants loads of attention this week, nursing them after the ravaging they have been through this weekend. We will have strawberries next weekend for picking again.

We still have mulberries a…

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