Flower of the Day – The Earliest Cherry Blossoms

Flower of the Day – The Earliest Cherry Blossoms

Cherry blossom earliest peak-dates have been reported in Japan, as well as other countries, including Canada. Ironically enough, these, along with pandemic-related circumstances, have confabulated to grant my daughter a full-bloom Japanese farewell, and a full-bloom Canadian welcome ... click on title for more

Cherry Blossoms in Southern Ontario

Cherry Blossoms in Southern Ontario

The Japanese cherry tree Sakura is widely appreciated as an ornamental, and some cultivated varieties outside Asia do not grow fruit at all. My cherry tree is a Stella, a great variety for the small backyard: it does not grow too fast, it is self-fertile (only one tree needed for pollination), and the beautiful blooms give way to sweet dark fruit... click on image for more