The Strawberry and Flower at Ramot HaShavim


The strawberry and the flower - self picking

The Strawberry and Flower is a self picking farm at Ramot HaShavim. And this post will take you through our latest visit. Let’s begin!

What is the Strawberry Season in Israel?

As I mentioned in Strawberry Picking At Hod HaSharon, the season is winter (usually December until March). And towards the end of this period, some farms allow strawberry picking (self-picking).

Last year we visited Stalbetut (see Strawberry Picking At Hod HaSharon for additional details). And this year we decided to visit The Strawberry and Flower.

Map

The Strawberry and Flower is situated at Ha-Tarnegol street in Ramot HaShavim.

Map of the area:

Entrance Fee

During our 2019 visit, the entrance fee was 40 NIS per person. It also included a small basket for strawberries (can fit about 300 – 400 grams – see photo below).

Instead of a small basket, you can take a big plastic box that is suitable for a bouquet. Moreover, you can purchase an additional basket for 20 NIS and an extra box for 30 NIS.

The Strawberry and Flower at Ramot HaShavim
The Strawberry and Flower at Ramot HaShavim

Also, I wanted to mention that during the picking season, you can usually find coupons online.

Basket of strawberries
Basket of strawberries

Opening Hours

The opening hours will vary depending on the weather and the amount of the available strawberries. I will just mention that they are open on Saturdays. In any case, before visiting, check the opening hours on the official Facebook Page.

Strawberries

The Strawberry and Flower cover about twenty acres. And they grow a variety of plants, but we will start with strawberries.

Strawberries
Strawberries

The strawberries are grown on the land and you can eat as much as you want.

Strawberries in one of the greenhouses
Strawberries in one of the greenhouses
The strawberry and flower
The strawberry and flower

There were several different types of strawberries. And some of them were huge.

Palm size strawberries
Palm size strawberries

Flowers

After visiting greenhouses with strawberries, we continued to the greenhouses with flowers.

Ranunculus
Ranunculus
Flowers at The strawberry and flower
Flowers at The strawberry and flower

As we entered the flowers section, it reminded me of the Buttercup Picking Festival.

Flowers at The strawberry and the flower

There were mostly buttercups and anemones. And you could make a lovely and colorful bouquet.

The strawberry and the flower - self picking in Israel
Some interesting facts about anemones

And if you love anemones then you have to check out Festival Darom Adom.

Flowers at The strawberry and the flower

Our visit was just after a big migration of butterflies. And we saw hundreds of then in the greenhouses.

The strawberry and the flower - self picking in Israel

Vegetables

Beyond what is mentioned in the name, you can find some vegetables at The Strawberry and Flower.

Here is for example the pepper greenhouse with several trivia facts.

Peppers at The strawberry and flower
Peppers at The strawberry and flower

Did you know that the cucumber originated in India? And as you guessed, this is the cucumber greenhouse.

The Strawberry and the Flower at Ramot HaShavim
Cucumbers
Cucumbers

The array of vegetables was not too wide. And not in all cases we found ripe vegetables. But it is a lovely addition to the attraction.

Cherry tomato
Cherry tomato

Summary

The Strawberry and Flower is a lovely attraction at Ramot HaShavim. We spent around two hours at this farm and enjoyed our visit. And if you love Agritourism, then consider visiting this place.

Note: if you are interested in similar places, then check out the Agrotourism category.

Have you ever been to The Strawberry and Flower at Ramot HaShavim? Tell us about your experience in the comments below.

That’s all for today, and I’ll see you in future travels!

Stay Tuned!

   

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