The green and rolling countryside of Worcestershire, England, is home to the cider apple orchards which surround the gardens of Pear Tree Cottage. They enjoy a sunny south westerly aspect with sweeping views across to Martley Hillside, Woodbury and 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! This began in 2010 & follows the weekly ups and downs of garden work chronicling both successes and failures but, above all, demonstrates the fun enjoyed by three people who regularly garden in all weathers


19 August 2017

The Staffordshire & District Cottage Garden Society visit Pear Tree Cottage Garden

Lindy & Lyn
The tea queue!
This was a Saturday completely out of routine! For me, it was an unusually early start tidying up and sweeping out the greenhouse and after a windy night, blowing all the fallen leaves and debris off the lawns which had been manicured yesterday afternoon! All this was in preparation for a visit from The Staffordshire & District Cottage Garden Society. Despite the chilly and blustery August weather, the sun came out and the rain held off. We enjoyed meeting a very happy group and raised £191.00 for the National Garden Scheme. 

At absolutely no notice, Lyn and Lindy came bearing cakes and slaved away serving teas and washing up! Lyn even organised the conservatory and brought lovely china cups, saucers & tea plates for use at future events. Thank you both again for your help. What a couple of stars! I think our visitors loved the cakes best!!

Just about warm enough to sit outside!

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