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In the Fields

We then took a walk down the road to see the bushes in situ.

 

 

 

 

 

 

After picking the bushes would be ready again after a week.  Pickers will take off the top four leaves on a stem.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The constant picking during the season from April to November and pruning out of season keeps the bushes to the low height for picking.  Left to themselves tea bushes would grow very large.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A small shop on the estate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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