Few sakura cherry blossoms are now beginning to burst out of their bud casings by Spring Road in High Park on May 13, 2016
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Sakura Watch, May 13, 2016 - Good, bad and lucky blossom news

Sakura Watch, May 13, 2016 - Good, bad and lucky blossom news to report today as during a walk through the park on Friday May 13th proved to be truly lucky in helping discover a piece of the puzzle to the mystery - why the blossoms are…
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Sakura Watch, May 11, 2016 - Gallery of a few blossoms in High Park

Sakura Watch, May 11, 2016 - Gallery of a few blossoms in High Park that I shot on Monday evening. I'm currently super busy in putting together a work event and won't have a chance to visit again until this Friday, however after receiving…
Only few blossoms to found in the park - photos taken May 6, 2016 by Steven Joniak - SakurainHighPark.com
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Sakura Watch, May 7, 2016 - Only a few blossoms to be seen

Sakura Watch, May 7, 2016 - Only a few blossoms to be seen throughout the park this Mother's Day weekend in Toronto. Those looking to come out and expecting to see trees filled with delicate white flowers will instead be greeted with a game…
First blossom spotted as the only flowers on one tree
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Sakura Watch, May 4, 2016 - First blossom may be the only one this year

Sakura Watch, May 4, 2016 - First blossom may be the only one this year to see in High Park. You can begin to point blame at the relentless freezing grip of old man winter, or claim it a result of climate change, or even blame the fear of…
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Sakura Watch, May 1, 2016 - Will we see blossoms this year?

Sakura Watch, May 1, 2016 - Will we see blossoms this year? That's the troubling question on my mind as walking through the park this weekend showed no progress on bud floral development but instead seeing much more buds growing into leaves. Usually…
Buds in High Park taken April 22, 2016 by SakurainHighPark.com
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Sakura Watch - April 24, 2016 - Starting to see some buds turn to leaves

Sakura Watch - April 24, 2016 - Starting to see some buds turn to leaves is a clear sign that the sakura cherry blossom development cycle has been interrupted by the up and down weather we have had this spring. This had happened before in…
sakura cherry blossom bud photos taken in High Park on April 18, 2016 by Steven Joniak of sakurainhighpark.com
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Sakura Watch, April 18, 2016 – Green tips begin to emerge

Sakura Watch, April 18, 2016 – Green tips begin to emerge on the sakura cherry blossom buds after the cold weather has finally given way to sunny days and much warmer weather. The first signs of spring seems to have finally made its way…
sakura cherry blossom bud photos taken in High Park on April 8, 2016 by Steven Joniak of sakurainhighpark.com
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Sakura Watch, April 9, 2016 – Cherry blossoms await warmer days

Sakura Watch, April 9, 2016 – Cherry blossoms await warmer days as they impatiently hope for the wintery weather to finally end - and yet there the warning of even more snowfall to come over the weekend. The seemingly never ending…
Sakura cherry blossom buds in High Park on April 2, 2016.
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Sakura Watch, April 2, 2016 - Cold weather keeps buds closed

Sakura Watch, April 2, 2016 - Cold weather keeps buds closed for now as the sakura cherry blossom trees in High Park are subjected to another below zero week. In fact there was even snow in the forecast! Mother nature is continuing to put…
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Sakura Watch, March 25, 2016 – Trees survive the ice storm

Sakura Watch, March 25, 2016 – Trees survive the ice storm of 2016 that rained down freezing rain throughout Toronto and the GTA just before the Easter long weekend. I ventured out to have a look at survey the potential effect the ice…
Sakura tree buds up close in High Park - March 17, 2016
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Sakura Watch, March 18, 2016 - Buds continue to grow

Sakura Watch, March 18, 2016 - Buds continue to grow in the wet and mild March weather. The good news is the Sakura cherry blossom trees are looking strong and healthy throughout the park. Questions of course turn to wondering when will…
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Sakura Watch, March 12, 2016 - Less snow, more buds

Sakura Watch, March 12, 2016 - Less snow, more buds was the seen throughout the park as a week of well above seasonal warm weather has all but made snow a mere memory from only a week ago. There are plenty of buds to see throughout the park…