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!


23 March 2015

Vernal Equinox at PTC

Here at Pear Tree Cottage, we didn't need an eclipse to remind us it was spring although it was rather good that it should occur on the vernal equinox!   It took more than an half an hour of eerie daylight to eclipse the Prunus blossom or any of the other spring shots although my photos of the actual eclipse were less than impressive. It was the flare that made them!  Check out:  Pear Tree Cottage under an eclipse

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