2023 Peak Bloom Predictions
- National Park Service: March 22 - 25
- Washington Post: March 19 - 23
- NBC Storm Team 4: March 15 - 20
These are the current predictions, but it's not unusual for them to be revised as we get closer to peak bloom. You can always find the latest information on the 2023 cherry blossom peak bloom page.
I took these photos at the Tidal Basin and nearby on January 24 but didn't get around to posting them at the time.
These other free trees are flowering across the street near the DC World War I Memorial in an area of the National Mall called Ash Woods.
Photography Charity Spotlight
Looking to give back? Here's a photography-related charity I've been impressed with.
100cameras works with youth around the world who have had challenging experiences, and we teach them to process and tell their stories through photography in a way that impacts how they view themselves and their role in their community. Through their perspectives and community contributions being uplifted onto a global platform, youth are showing themselves that today and always, they are the bigger picture.
Every kid – no matter their background or circumstances – deserves the right to have access to tools that support them in processing their experiences in a way that creates space for emotional freedom in their future.
At 100cameras, we work worldwide with participants from ages 10-18 who have experienced challenging events as defined by anything that prompts feelings of anxiety, uncertainty, or instability.
You can donate directly on their website or find out more about their mission and impact.