It's time to pick your own strawberries.  Those sweet little gems of summer are finally here, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Pick your own strawberries in and near southeast Michigan are ripe for harvest.  Most of the farms are reporting that they officially opened on Friday, the first day of summer.

The weather for picking conditions for the next several days looks promising.  Strawberries are late this year due to the cool weather.

If you plan on heading out to a farm, be sure to check website and phone ahead for availability.  Most farms have a guide on the best way to handle and store after picking.

There are several places where you can pick your own strawberries, please click on the above link for the complete list.