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Address: 205 Old Renwick Rd, Blenheim, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 578 5268
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Description: A working hydroponic strawberry farm on the outskirts of Blenheim. We...
A working hydroponic strawberry farm on the outskirts of Blenheim. We produce 40 tonnes of spray-free strawberries from August to the end of January. Pick your own strawberries under cover with a nice cooling mist on hot days, real fruit ice-creams and we sell products made from our luscious fruit. A petanque court for entertainment and relaxing picnic environment. Join us on the Local Loop trail of Things to Do around Blenheim. Open every day between 10am and 5pm except Sunday morning when we are at the Farmers Market Maxwell and Alabama streets. Ice creams and strawberry products at the shop in season. Closed from February 11th to September 1st. For year-round technical and group visits please request.
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Excellent Place!

We live in the area and frequent this business. The strawberries, for both quality and price, can't be beat!! The staff is friendly and welcoming. The owner supports the community... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We live in the area and frequent this business. The strawberries, for both quality and price, can't be beat!! The staff is friendly and welcoming. The owner supports the community and is a great person! Don't miss this spot, You will never taste a better strawberry anywhere!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We made brief stop to get some premium strawberries and they are the best tasting ones I ever had. I regret we did not get more.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Strawberries were nice, but so much$$$. Also, the woman in charge was a bit cold & made you feel like your business was not welcomed

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CAMAROSA, Owner at Hedgerows Hydroponic Strawberries, responded to this review

Hi there, we are of course disappointed that your experience of Hedgerows was not more positive. Pleased to have the opportunity to comment on price.To ensure constant good quality we plant new plants every year in May and tend them for four months before we get our first fruit in late August early September. During this time plant husbandry to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

I loved visiting this place, the strawberries were divine!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

We spent a glorious hour picking our own strawberries at a very fortuitous time of the year where they allow this (end of the season). Our little boy had a wonderful time helping us and they are so yummy. Even if you can't pick your own it is highly recommended to visit and buy their strawberries, jams, balsamic vinegar

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

I love my ice cream and I've stopped off at a few ice cream farms on my NZ travels but Mary's was by far the tastiest. She's great a chat as well but my god, she deserved that award. Keep it up Mary, hope ye get the rain you were hoping for as well!

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Hongseong-gun, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

We totally agree that Mary deserves the award for the Business Woman of the Year 2011 and maybe also for the year 2012 ! The best strawberries in NZ! Her ice-cream was delicious too and the tour was excellent! Thank you Mary for educating us today!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

We visited on a sunday so missed the farm and caught up with the strawbs at the local farmers market, which also was truely awesome. We demolished a large punnet greedily in a very short time. I will dream about these little gems for years to come. I may even visit blenheim again just to go the farm.

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Viti Levu, Fiji
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012 via mobile

We had a great time picking strawberries. The host was lovely and then recommended a great lunch place so double value

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012 via mobile

Mary showed us around and explained all the inttricacies of growing strawberries hydroponically. Extremely interesting. Very delicious also.

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