Written by staff writer at-Blog Events Now
It’s Apple Picking Season! Make Plans to Visit These Montgomery County, Maryland, Orchards!
Summer’s is over, so NOW WHAT IS THERE TO DO? no worries, we got you covered. Around this time of year, hundreds of people flock over to their favorite outdoor places to visit, enjoy, and have a great time with their family, friends, or love ones; however, due to a nationwide pandemic, many of our plans have somewhat been reducing or cut short. Like anything in life, one must learn to adapt and pivot their social outdoor activities that best fits.
So, here it is! lol, *insert hilarious laughter* but we digress! YES! as you see in our tagline, it is APPLE PICKING SEASON! wait *pause sign* what exactly is an “apple picking season”?
Apple picking season starts mid-September and goes through mid-October, and the farm is open Tuesday – Friday from 8:30 am – 6:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Be sure to bring your own reusable bags for picking, or you’ll have to purchase one from the farm!
For many, Montgomery County is home to apple picking outdoor farm(s) of your choice. In which if you ask us, a lot of people aren’t familiar with the listed areas of picking apples below. Some Montgomery County apple picking areas have opportunities to pick your own while others have a great variety in their farm market.
Here’s a listing of Apple Picking Spots to visit in Montgomery County, Maryland
22200 Davis Mill Rd., Germantown Maryland 20876
Check out Butlers Farm market for the following varieties: Honey Crisp, Cortland, Gala, Stayman, Fuji, Granny Smith, and Mutsu. Apple cider and apple baked goods are also available in the market.
15604 Sugarland Road, Poolesville, Maryland 20837
Pick your own Aztec Fuji and Pink Lady Apples
Additional varieties of apples are available in the market as well as pumpkins, vegetables, apple cider, fall mums, preserves and honey.
18901 Peach Tree Road Dickerson, MD 20842
Pick your own apples as well as many other seasonal fruits and vegetables available in their market.
Rock Hill Orchard
28600 Ridge Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771
Pick your own Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Stayman, Melrose and Rome with more varieties ready for harvest soon. Other vegetables and herbs also available for picking and in the farm market.
22529 Wildcat Rd., Germantown, MD 20876
Come jump aboard our wagon to experience our unique orchard. We have an abundance of apples to harvest. Picking is fast and easy for the entire family! Currently picking, Granny Smith, Fuji, Pink Ladies, Galarina, and Enterprise.