Strawberry plants prefer the morning sun, with shade in the afternoon. WhatsApp. One of the best things about visiting Connecticut in June is that it’s time for strawberry picking! We welcome thousands of visitors to the farm during our short strawberry harvesting season. DON'T wash the berries until you are ready to use them. page about how to freeze strawberries. Strawberry picking tips. time, but if you plan to hold the fruit for a few days, try to pick in the