May 20th is National Pick Strawberries Day. Strawberry picking time is normally between late April and throughout the summer depending where you live in the United States. When picking strawberries, you want to look for the bright, firm and plump ones.
Some interesting facts about Strawberries:
- Strawberries are the only fruit with its seeds on the outside
- An average strawberry has about 200 seeds!
- Strawberries contain vitamin C
- Strawberries are members of the Rose Family
- California produces about 75% of the Strawberries in the US
- Strawberries are grown in every US state and Canadian province