Strawberries are among the most liked fruits in the world, and this National Pick Strawberries Day will help you cherish them even more. How? Read on to know more.
When Is Pick Strawberries Day?
National Pick Strawberries Day is celebrated on May 20 each year.
Read the following frequently asked questions and facts for some astounding information about strawberries.
What are the benefits of eating strawberries?
Strawberries are packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber and are free of sodium, fat, and cholesterol, and also have a low-calorie count. Therefore, these are great for heart, cholesterol, blood pressure problems, and cancer.
How many strawberries should you eat per day?
The recommended amount of this fruit to get all the benefits is eight medium strawberries.
Are strawberries good for weight loss?
Due to their low-calorie count and the fact that they contain hormones that enhance metabolism and burn fat, strawberries are among the best fruits for weight loss.
What is the best thing to grow strawberries in?
Raised beds, in-ground gardens, and containers are all great for growing this particular fruit.
Do strawberries require a lot of water?
Yes, strawberries need to be watered every day to grow well. One to two inches of water per day is the recommended amount, and using a drip is the best way.
How to grow lots of strawberries video
This is the only fruit that has seeds adorned on the outside.
Strawberries don’t fall under the label of berries because berries need to have their seeds on the inside, which strawberries surely don’t.
Strawberry is a perennial plant, and if you grow one, it will come back the next year and the following. Even though it will not give fruits right away, once it does, the plant will continue to do so for five years.
Producing 2 billion pounds of it on 23,000 acres of land, California produces around 80% of America’s strawberries.
Belgium has a whole museum, Le Musée de la Fraise, dedicated to strawberries, and in its shop, you’ll be able to find everything from strawberry beer to strawberry jam.
Ancient Romans considered strawberries to be medicinally valuable and used them to treat everything from fever to depression, bad breath, sore throats, and kidney stones.
While overripe strawberries are used for making jam, unripe and green strawberries are particularly good for pickling.
Strawberries have 200 seeds on average, and a strawberry flower averages five to seven petals.
94% of households in America consume strawberries every year.
On average, Americans eat 3.4 lbs. of fresh and 1.8 lbs of frozen strawberries every year.
The perfect temperature for strawberries is between 55 and 78 degrees, and these can be grown by simply planting the fruit in the ground.
Considered to be part of the rose family, strawberries also produce a sweet fragrance when growing.
Native Americans are among the first people to consume the fruit and later introduced this to the European settlers.
What’s a scarecrow’s favorite fruit?
Why were the strawberries late?
They were stuck in a jam!
What made the strawberry such a smoothie?
What do you call a sad strawberry?
Who scared the strawberry?
How do you make a strawberry shake?
Put it into the freezer until it shivers!
What dessert does a turkey like?
What do you throw to a drowning strawberry?
A strawberry preserver.
Why were the little strawberries upset?
Because their parents were in a jam.
What looks like half a strawberry?
The other half.
What did one strawberry say to the other?
If you weren’t so sweet, we wouldn’t be in this jam.
What did the strawberry say to the bird?
Nothing. Strawberries can’t talk.
What do you do if you see a blue strawberry?
Try to cheer it up.
What did the strawberry tart say to the pecan pie?
What did the strawberry say when he was given a gift?
Thank you berry much.
Why did the strawberry go out with the fig?
Because he couldn’t find a date.
How did the unripe strawberry feel about the ripe strawberry?
It was green with envy.
She made me promise that, when she died, I would plant her strawberries on her grave so that people could enjoy them when they visited. When she passed away, I fulfilled my promise. She’s dead and berried.
My business that sells strawberry juice has gone into liquidation.
The strawberry was very good at racing because he was always juiced up before a race.
When you push a strawberry down a hill, you make a strawberry turnover.
Went to the shop today to buy some strawberries and apples, but they didn’t have any. It was a fruitless trip.
Quotes About Strawberries
But don’t forget, in the meantime, that this is the season for strawberries.
Strawberries! Fruit from the heart.
Anthony T. Hincks
Happiness, I have grasped, is a destination, like strawberry fields. Once you find the way in, there you are, and you’ll never feel low again.
Strawberry Fields is the only place I want to go.
Who doesn’t love strawberries? My family certainly does.
I love surprises – champagne and strawberries, all that pampering, romantic stuff. Guys ought to know how to pamper their women properly.
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I like strawberries, kiwis, and oranges.
Strawberries are like tomatoes for me; I just won’t eat them year-round. I’ll happily wait for them to come into season, then I gorge like a brown bear eating salmon before hibernation.
Oh my God. I love strawberries dipped in chocolate and Lion bars, and Toffee Crisps.
The strawberry grows underneath the nettle. And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best Neighbours by the fruit of baser quality.
May, don’t these strawberry tarts just make you want to cry?
Strawberries, raspberries, and other varieties have anthocyanins that can help reverse some loss of balance and memory associated with aging.
David H. Murdock
Captions for Instagram
Strawberry fields are where my heart is!
Keep calm and eat strawberries.
Strawberry is the answer to your stress.
Strawberries are yummy on cereal, on pancakes, or in a smoothie.
Strawberries are pure love.
It’s strawberry time!
If you are having a bad day, just eat strawberries.
Strawberry fields forever.
Just eat more strawberries.
Life is better with strawberries.
There is something delicious about strawberries.
Picking strawberries is always a berry good time.
Strawberry girl in a strawberry world.
Strawberries are in season!
Strawberries make people berry happy.
A strawberry-picking adventure!
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