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…
Sakura // Cherry Blossoms in High Park - April 25, 2012

Time to say sayonara to the 2012 Sakura // Cherry Blossoms.

Time to say sayonara to the 2012 Sakura // Cherry Blossoms in High Park and begin looking forward to next year. Though nearly all the blossoms have fallen from the trees throughout the park, I was pleased to find that a handful of trees have…
Sakura // Cherry Blossoms in High Park - April 25, 2012

Final few days for Sakura, less daily updates - April 21

The weekend will begin the final few days to see the Sakura // Cherry Blossoms. The weather is calling for some rain and even possibly wet snow Sunday night (what?) so this weekend will be the last chance to enjoy the Sakura that are left before…
Sakura // Cherry Blossoms in High Park - April 25, 2012

Sakura are falling but a few blooms persist - April 19

Sakura are falling but a few blooms persist throughout that park as seen Thursday, April 19. The weather is still calling for rain late Friday and Saturday which will also diminish the amount of blossoms throughout the park. With that said,…