The gardens at Pear Tree Cottage sit in a cider apple orchard in the green and rolling countryside of Worcestershire, England. It enjoys a sunny south westerly aspect with sweeping views across to Martley Hillside, Woodbury & Abberley clock tower. The Teme Valley lies just over the hill and, not far away, is the Herefordshire border. Although our climate is temperate, our seasons are often uncertain and always a challenge to a gardener!

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30 September 2012

Living in an Orchard















Living in an apple orchard at this time of year means that the apples glow like lights in the sunshine - when we have any! These trees - all 2,400 of them were planted 5 years ago for the production of Bulmer's cider.  They are equally striking when they're all in blossom and the scent is pure heaven.  Rob keeps his orchards perfectly manicured all year round and harvesting is happening as I type.

 For apples galore, check out:  https://picasaweb.google.com/100788191989823327785/ApplesGalore




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