Gallery: Farmers Pluck Tea Leaves Ahead of the ‘Grain Rain’
Apr. 20, 2020
Farmers pick tea leaves on April 15 in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province.
Elderly women pick tea in the run up to “guyu,” when spring showers are thought to improve the quality of the crop.
A farmer displays her basket of freshly picked tea.
A farmer harvests tea in a mountainous part of Ya’an, Southwest China’s Sichuan province, on April 16.
A farmer picks tea leaves in Ji’an, East China’s Jiangxi province, on Saturday.
Farmers pick tea leaves in Songtao Miao autonomous county, Southwest China’s Guizhou province, on Sunday, the first and most important day of the “guyu” solar term.