Tag Archives: Apples

Apple Blossom in the Rain

The old apple tree in our garden continues to wake up after winter despite having nearly fallen over and being propped up by an old chair.  Every year it produces delicious cooking apples, and every May it produces beautiful blossom.

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

This evening a light rain is falling, the raindrops glistening on the dark green leaves…..

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

The trees antiquity is given away by the presence of the lichens growing on the branches and twigs…

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

We don’t prune it or interfere with it in anyway because it is always so productive, hopefully it will live on for years to come….

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe