U-Pick Strawberry Season Coming Soon to Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah


You-Pick Strawberries @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm continues to offer fresh berry fruits for picking from the fields when in season. The harvest season is heavily weather dependent. None of the 2015 berry-picking fields have opened yet.

Look at the chart below. Call 912-921-5460 to learn the status of the field prior to arriving, as poor weather or large crowds may pick the field clean well before the 12 noon scheduled closing. The best time to pick is first thing in the morning at 9 am (as it is cooler, too).

No pets allowed in the fruit picking fields during your harvest. Children must be supervised to prevent plant trampling. You are responsible to pay for all fruits (ripe or unripe) picked during a visit.

More details here. 

COST: $2.50 per pound. Containers provided. Bring cash.

The gardens have picnic tables scattered around the grounds if you want to make a picnic out of your strawberry picking.

Fruit Season Time Pricing Active Season
Strawberries late March – May $2.50/lb. 2015 season not yet started
Blackberries mid-May – late June $3.00/lb. 2015 season not yet started
Blueberries April – late June $3.00/lb. 2015 season not yet started

CGBG does NOT offer a picking service.

Stay updated about u-pick fields status by liking Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens on Facebook here. 


20th Annual Supper in the Strawberry Patch @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Welcome Presentation 4:30 pm
Meal 5-7 pm
$30 adults
$15 children ages 5-12
children ages 4 & younger free
Details here.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Coastal Gardens, the 20th anniversary Sunday Supper showcases the prized springtime fruit: the strawberry! This informal, traditional supper is held at our Lakeside Pavilion featuring the first of CGBG’s strawberry harvest for the evening’s dessert!

In honor of the twentieth year, a 20-item Silent Auction table will be offered during the event as an additional fundraiser. Visit the Garden Gift Shop in the Andrews Visitor and Education Center and our historic artifacts in the Bamboo Museum on this evening as well.

RSVPs strongly recommended. Call the office at (912) 921-5460. Details here. 

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, 31419 (912) 921-5460, E-mail: coastal@uga.edu, www.coastalgeorgiabg.org

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