Sakura // Cherry Blossoms are at 70-80% near peak bloom on May 3, 2013.
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Sakura Watch - May 3, 2013 - 80% Bloom in 3 days!

Sakura Watch - May 3, 2013 - Sakura Watch - 80% Bloom in 3 days! After a long wait mother nature surprised with a quick turnaround that opened up the flowers from 1% to near 80% in just 3 days!!! Thank the warm, sunny weather to take in the…
First Sakura // Cherry Blossoms open up on April 30, 2013.
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Sakura Watch - April 30, 2013 - First blossoms begin to bloom!

Sakura Watch - April 30, 2013 - First blossoms begin to bloom! Good news is that this evening the very first Sakura // Cherry Blossom blooms were spotted across from the soccer fields and down the hillside path near Grenadier Pond! This year's…
One more week until sakura blossoms bloom!
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Sakura Watch - April 28, 2013 - More pink tips with blooms a week away!

Sakura Watch - April 28, 2013 - More pink tips with blooms a week away! One more week until the Sakura // Cherry Blossoms will bloom in the park during the first weekend of May and even continue to bloom to Mother's Day this year! Here are…
Blossoms starting to peak from the buds and the wait for flowers continue another week!
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Sakura Watch - April 26, 2013 - Pink tips show hope, but we continue to wait

Sakura Watch - April 26, 2013 - Pink tips show hope, but we continue to wait Blossoms are only starting to show beautiful shades of pink peaking out from the majority of buds. Our cooler weather has left us continue to wait until next weekend…
Sakura - Cherry Blossom buds few days away from beginning to bloom
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Sakura Watch - April 24, 2013 - Buds grow bigger, closer to bloom

Sakura Watch - April 24, 2013 - Buds grow bigger, closer to bloom and are even beginning to demonstrate signs of moving into the next stage towards blooming. The telltale signs include the buds that seem to stretch out and have distinct dark…
Buds swelling and still 1-2 weeks away from bloom - taken April 21, 2013
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Sakura Watch - April 21, 2013 - Buds swell and little else is to be seen.

Sakura Watch - April 21, 2013 - Buds swell and little else is to be seen. After some more cold wet weather the sun shone today to show only little change in the sakura buds throughout the park. Though defnitely more swollen since last check,…
Sakura // Cherry Blossom buds show first signs of opening.
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Sakura Watch - April 19, 2013 - Buds show first sign of opening

Sakura Watch - April 19, 2013 - Buds show first sign of opening including first examples of buds beginning to break open. Cooler temps this weekend may slow down the opening process but the next few days will tell how quickly we can begin to…
Sakura Cherry Blossom buds getting bigger and greener
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Sakura Watch - April 16, 2013 - Buds are big and green

Sakura Watch - April 16, 2013 - Buds are big and green and slowly growing to blooms in the next couple of weeks or hopefully by the end of April! With the weather finally starting to look more like spring this week, the buds may finally start…
First signs of Sakura buds getting bigger captured on April 14, 2013.
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Sakura Watch - April 14, 2013 - Buds starting to bulge and show green

Sakura // Cherry Blossom buds show clear signs of surviving the cold and snow and are starting to bulge green - the first stage to indicate blooms are now 2-3 weeks away! More frequent updates will begin this week to track when the buds are…
Sakura - Cherry Blossom trees with closed buds - April 4, 2013
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Sakura Watch - April 4, 2013 - Closed buds survive the cold

Sakura Watch - April 4, 2013 - Closed buds held up well against the last cold few days with a few only starting to show a hint of green. Still looking like second half of April for first blooms to start appearing. Here are some photos taken…
Sakura - Cherry Blossom trees with closed buds - March 29-31, 2013
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Sakura Watch - March 31 - Happy Easter

Sakura Watch for March 31 - Happy Easter everyone! Current peak bloom estimate: April 19-28 The buds are still closed for the Easter long weekend and a bit of cold over the first few days of April will only help to slow down the buds…

More cherry blossoms in bloom through May long weekend

More cherry blossoms in bloom through May long weekend long after the better known and celebrated smaller 5 petal sakura // cherry blossoms ended their bloom in weeks ago. There are only a handful of trees throughout the park, with most located…