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 bloom is finally begun and although currently at less then 1% the […]
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 latest photos shot this afternoon.
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 to start seeing the blossoms bloom. The good news is […]
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 pink tips, such as the image below: Its still possible that by […]
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, little else has changed and so they keep us waiting […]
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 see the first real blooms. BLOOM PREDICTION: First blooms will start […]
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 moving on into their next stages – let’s […]
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 ready to bloom.
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 during sunset:
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 from opening a little longer. But I’ll keep checking on the […]