The magic of strawberries

(Chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2007-06-01 09:32

In early summer, one of the most popular fruit is strawberry. It is said strawberry is the "Queen of fruit" as it has many nutritious elements. But many people feel that the strawberry in the current market tastes different as many strawberries are grown in greenhouses and some even have a scent of pesticides. So finding naturally-grown strawberries is a hot issue.

Citylife has located some places where you can not only find tasteful strawberries, but also enjoy picking them.

Beijing

The magic of strawberriesTianxing Strawberry- Picking Garden

As one of the biggest strawberry-growing areas, Tianxing is known for its healthy fruits. The strawberries here are pesticide-free with no artificial coloring. And now the farm has a special offer that you can get a kilogram of strawberries for only 12 yuan. Here, visitors can have fun picking strawberries as well as taste their freshness . And if you are a newcomer, you can get a discount card and enjoy an extra 20 percent discount on your next purchase.

Address: Xinzhuang Village, Xingshou Town, Changping District
Tel:13910667270

Tips

1) How to get there: Take bus 803 or 949 to Xingshou Station, and then shift to Bus 947 to Taolindaqiao Station. Walk southward about 300 meters you will see the reception desk of Strawberry- Picking Garden.

2) After picking the strawberries, you may feel hungry. You can go to the local
Nongjiayuan to enjoy the delicious homemade dishes.

3) Around this garden, there are beautiful views and gorgeous mountains. So visitors also can go hiking after picking strawberries.

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