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Cherry Blossom Watch Updates

The latest information on Washington DC’s cherry blossoms, including peak bloom forecasts and photos of how the trees look.

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 19, 2019

The National Park Service has judged that the trees have reached the "florets visible" stage. Many… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 17, 2019

What a difference a couple of very warm days makes! We've seen temperatures climb into the… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 14, 2019

The buds on the cherry trees are making slow but steady progress. They still have some… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 11, 2019

We're coming out of a cold spell and turning the corner into a milder stretch. The… Read More

National Park Service Predicts 2019 Peak Bloom Between April 3 and 6

The National Park Service has issued their initial peak bloom prediction for the 2019 bloom. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 6, 2019

It doesn't feel much like spring--while sunny, it's cold and breezy--but more green buds are coming… Read More

Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang Predicts Peak Bloom Between April 1 and 5

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang has issued their initial peak bloom prediction of the season.… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 3, 2019

The first green buds are starting to poke through. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 25, 2019

There's not much to see on the trees yet. Temperatures for February continue to average a… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 18, 2019

The cherry blossom buds are still wrapped tight for winter, but there are some other scattered… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 10, 2019

Despite some attention-grabbing cold blasts in recent weeks, the temperatures so far this winter have continued… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 14, 2019

Winter finally arrived, with a snowstorm that dumped around 10 inches of snow. But so far,… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update / Kwanzan Edition: April 22, 2018

The Kwanzan cherry blossoms near the Tidal Basin and East Potomac Park are now coming into… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 16, 2018

The cherry blossoms are essentially done now. You can still find some flowers on the trees,… Read More

Reader Photos 2018 | Part 4

These are some of the beautiful photos of 2018’s bloom of the cherry blossoms that were… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 13, 2018

The cherry blossom snow is coming down more steadily now as petals get knocked off in… Read More

Reader Photos 2018 | Part 3

These are some of the beautiful photos of 2018’s bloom of the cherry blossoms that were… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 12, 2018

A week after peak bloom the cherry blossoms are still looking very pretty, but if you… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 11, 2018

Petals are starting to come off, but for now it’s a very gentle pace. The cold… Read More

Reader Photos 2018 | Part 2

These are some of the beautiful photos of 2018’s bloom of the cherry blossoms that were… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 10, 2018

The cherry blossoms are still going strong and looking lovely. Some light showers overnight didn't have… Read More

Reader Photos 2018 | Part 1

These are some of the beautiful photos of 2018’s bloom of the cherry blossoms that were… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 9, 2018

The cherry blossoms are still holding up well and looking beautiful. You have to look closely… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 8, 2018

Despite a chilly breeze, this morning at the Tidal Basin is quite spectacular, and the cherry… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 7, 2018

The snow and rain have mostly been no-shows. It's cold and breezy, but the trees are… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 6, 2018

The weather is dull and kind of dreary, but the trees are still looking beautiful. Read More

NPS Says the Cherry Blossoms Reached Peak Bloom Today, April 5

The NPS determined that the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin reached peak bloom today, April… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 5, 2018

The rain and wind yesterday barely grazed the cherry blossoms, and they're currently in their prime. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 4, 2018

The cherry blossoms are in full bloom now. While not every tree is fully out, most… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 3, 2018

The blossoms themselves are shaping up nicely for later in the week. Many of them are… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 2, 2018

Sunny and warm conditions through the weekend brought more flowers out, and they're looking lovely as… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 31, 2018

If you head down to the Tidal Basin this weekend you won’t have any trouble whatsoever… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 29, 2018

It’s now getting much easier to find at least a few blossoms coming out. Quite a… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 26, 2018

The slow trickle continues. It's becoming a little easier to find some scattered flowers out this… Read More

Peak Bloom Predictions Revised Again

Both the National Park Service and the *Washington Post*'s Capital Weather today revised their peak bloom… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 23, 2018

Ever so slowly we're starting to see some movement. The snow has gone, and there are… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 21, 2018

It has been snowing steadily, and there's a layer of wet, slushy snow around the Tidal… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 19, 2018

There's not much new on the trees since yesterday, but I've been getting a lot of… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 18, 2018

It's shaping up as a sparkling spring day, but unfortunately there aren't many cherry blossoms to… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 15, 2018

Progress has been brought to a crawl by the cool temperatures. If you look very closely,… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 12, 2018

There's been steady progress, but with the continuing cool temperatures it has been slow. There are… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 8, 2018

There's been some progress, but it's at a gentle pace in these cool temperatures. The indicator… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 6, 2018

The buds are still doing their thing and still have a way to go before blooming.… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 3, 2018

The cherry trees around the Tidal Basin have emerged mostly unscathed from the very strong winds… Read More

National Park Service has Announced their First Peak Bloom Prediction for 2018

The experts at the National Park Service has issued their initial peak bloom prediction for 2018:… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 1, 2018

Around the Tidal Basin, the buds are clearly making progress. And, as usual, the so-called indicator… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 27, 2018

The National Park Service determined that 70 percent of the buds had reached the "Green Buds"… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 25, 2018

It has been soggy and foggy but still warmer than average. More of the green buds… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 21, 2018

The green buds are just starting to poke through, and unusually warm weather is coaxing out… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 14, 2018

There's not much to see on the trees yet, but things will start picking up in… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 31, 2018

The short version is that there's still not much to report. The cherry trees are still… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 19, 2018

The first update in the 2018 Cherry Blossom Watch! For now, the Tidal Basin is covered… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update / Kwanzan Edition: April 9, 2017

The Kwanzan cherry blossoms are coming into full bloom now and looking lovely. Read More

Reader Photos 2017 | Part 3

This is the final installment of reader photos for this year. Thanks to all who shared… Read More

Reader Photos 2017 | Part 2

This is part 2 of the reader photos for the 2017 bloom. Read More

Reader Photos 2017 | Part 1

Here are some great photos of 2017’s bloom of the cherry blossoms that were submitted by… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update / Kwanzan Edition: April 4, 2017

The Kwanzan cherry blossoms are close to blooming, and warm temperatures in coming days will coax… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 4, 2017

The cherry blossoms are on their last legs now, but there are still some holdouts with… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 31, 2017

The cherry blossoms are past their prime now and well on their way out. The persistent… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 29, 2017

They're still going strong, and with the sun finally coming out it's a gorgeous spring day… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 28, 2017

Now that we're at three days after the peak bloom day, the cherry blossoms are turning… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 26, 2017

The cherry blossoms reached peak bloom yesterday. As expected, the bloom this year is a little… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update / Kwanzan Edition: March 26, 2017

The Kwanzans are now showing green buds, the first of the visible development stages. Warm weather… Read More

NPS Says that DC's Cherry Blossoms Reached Peak Bloom Today: March 25

The NPS said this afternoon that the cherry blossoms reached peak bloom today, March 25. Peak… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 25, 2017

They're looking great this morning, and they'll look even better as the weekend warms up and… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 24, 2017

They're looking good now and will look better and better each day through at least the… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 23, 2017

Some of them are blooming fully now. Most of them need a kick of warmth for… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 22, 2017

They're not yet in full bloom, but they've taken a big step in that direction in… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 21, 2017

The cherry blossoms are finally coming out to play, and it looks like it's shaping up… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 20, 2017

It's a beautiful morning to kick off spring, and more cherry blossoms are starting to come… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 19, 2017

The cherry blossoms are gearing up for another attempt at the bloom. There are flowers starting… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 18, 2017

No new photos today, but some useful information came in late yesterday about the NPS's take… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 17, 2017

That should be the last of the very cold nights, at least for a while. Things… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 16, 2017

Where there should be white and pink there's now a lot of brown. Many of the… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch / Kwanzan Edition: March 16, 2017

The Kwanzan cherry blossoms are much earlier in their development and look to be riding out… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 15, 2017

They're taking a beating now and damage is becoming more widespread. While there's still a good… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 14, 2017

The cherry blossoms don't seem to be able to catch a break. As if freezing temperatures… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 13, 2017

Not much change since yesterday. Another cold night. Some of the blossoms are clearly struggling and… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 12, 2017

It's still cold, with much more to come. While most of the cherry blossoms are still… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 11, 2017

So far, so good. There's not a lot of visual evidence of damage from the cold… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 10, 2017

Many of the trees are a few warm days away from full bloom. But we're not… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 9, 2017

As expected, the warm weather yesterday coaxed a few more flowers out. It's still not many,… Read More

NPS Revises Peak Bloom Forecast: Now March 19-22

Late this afternoon the NPS revised their peak bloom prediction. Colder than expected temperatures forecast for… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 8, 2017

A few more trees have started popping their first flowers, although it's still only very few… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 7, 2017

The cool weather of the past few days brought things to a crawl, but now that… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 6, 2017

After a chilly weekend, there's not much change in the trees. A small handful of trees… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 3, 2017

A small handful of trees are starting to flower, but most of them still have some… Read More

National Park Service has Announced Their First Peak Bloom Prediction for 2017

The experts at the National Park Service have announced their peak bloom prediction for 2017: between… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 1, 2017

More flowers are out on the indicator tree, and a handful of different varieties of cherries… Read More

Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang Have Posted their First Peak Bloom Prediction for 2017

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang has issued their first peak bloom prediction for 2017: sometime… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 28, 2017

There's going to be a flurry of activity over the coming days, with new peak bloom… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 27, 2017

There's been noticeable development on many of the trees, and the first flowers are even starting… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 24, 2017

It's still warm, warm, warm. And most of the trees now have green buds coming through. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 20, 2017

It certainly feels like spring, with warm temperatures and clear skies. And it's starting to look… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 13, 2017

It's sunny and windy. The warmer than normal temperatures we're still seeing--and expect to see for… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 6, 2017

It feels like spring today, with blue skies, warm sun, and still conditions. And it continues… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 30, 2017

We had a little snow last night. Just enough to be pretty without causing any headaches.… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 21, 2017

There's not much new to report since the last update, although temperatures have remained warmer than… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 16, 2017

There's not much to see yet, and it's been a fairly unremarkable winter, but we're now… Read More

Cherry Blossoms in November?

Yes, it happens, even as the leaves are turning reddish-brown and falling off. There are several… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: Fall 2016 Edition

The cherry trees around the Tidal Basin are also looking very colorful at the moment, but… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update (Kwanzan Edition): April 16, 2016

The Kwanzan cherry blossoms along East Potomac Park, Hains Point, near the George Mason Memorial, and… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update (Kwanzan Edition): April 9, 2016

Thanks to the wintry weather we've had recently, most of the Kwanzan cherry blossoms still aren't… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update (Kwanzan Edition): April 7, 2016

The Kwanzan cherry blossoms around East Potomac Park and the FDR Memorial haven't fully popped yet,… Read More

Reader Photos 2016 // Part 2

Photos of 2016's bloom of the cherry blossoms that were submitted by Cherry Blossom Watch Readers.… Read More

Reader Photos 2016 // Part 1

Photos of 2016's bloom of the cherry blossoms that were submitted by Cherry Blossom Watch Readers.… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 2, 2016

The cherry blossoms are mostly done now. There are a few late stragglers still hanging on… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 1, 2016

There are still flowers on the trees, even if they're well past their prime. At least… Read More

Ultra-High Resolution Panorama of the Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin

An ultra-high resolution 3-gigapixel panorama of Washington DC's Tidal Basins with the cherry blossoms in bloom. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 30, 2016

The trees are still looking lovely. When you get a up close you can certainly see… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 29, 2016

There's still plenty to see at the Tidal Basin. Yesterday's rain and wind did take a… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 28, 2016

It's a wet, rainy morning. While the rain will clear out soon, we'll then be getting… Read More

Cherry Blossoms in 360°

For those who aren't able to make it in person this year, here's a 360° interactive… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 26, 2016

It's a sparkling spring morning at the Tidal Basin, and the cherry blossoms and the crowds… Read More

NPS Says Cherry Blossoms Reached Peak Bloom Today

The NPS said this afternoon that peak bloom was reached today, March 25. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 25, 2016

The Yoshino cherry blossoms are in full bloom right now, and it will be prime viewing… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 24, 2016

It looks like we might hit peak bloom later today, and it'll be prime viewing now… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 23, 2016

It's shaping up to be a beautiful day for cherry blossom viewing. Not all the tree… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 22, 2016

More flowers are coming out, and it won't take much for them to starting popping en… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 21, 2016

It's a cool morning at the Tidal Basin, but ended up being a clear sunrise. The… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 20, 2016

It doesn't feel much like the first day of spring, but there are more cherry blossoms… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 18, 2016

It's another beautiful morning at the Tidal Basin, and since yesterday it has become much easier… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 17, 2016

The indicator tree is in full bloom, and there are handful of others that are just… Read More

NPS Revises Peak Bloom Forecast Again

The National Park Service has revised their 2016 peak bloom forecast for a second time. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 15, 2016

It's another cool and drizzly morning at the Tidal Basin. The indicator tree has more flowers… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 14, 2016

It's cool and damp at the Tidal Basin, but the very first blossoms are starting to… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 13, 2016

Even in the past few days there's been some clear development as the buds race through… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 11, 2016

We've had record-setting warm temperatures the past few days, and it's accelerating the development of the… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 9, 2016

It's a sunny, still, and spring-like morning on the Tidal Basin. Yesterday the peak bloom forecasts… Read More

NPS Revises its Peak Bloom Forecast

The National Park Service today revised their 2016 peak bloom forecast in light of forecasts of… Read More

Washington Post Capital Weather Gang Issue Peak Bloom Prediction

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang have issued their prediction for the 2016 cherry blossom peak… Read More

NPS Issues First Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Forecast for 2016

At a press conference this morning the National Park Service issued their first cherry blossoms peak… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 2, 2016

It's a sunny but cold and windy morning on the Tidal Basin. I've also included some… Read More

Cherry Blossom Paddle Boat Reservations

Paddle boats on the Tidal Basin offer a unique way to take in the view of… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 28, 2016

It's a gorgeous spring morning with hardly a cloud in the sky. With the month almost… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 21, 2016

We've had a bit of a mixed bag with the weather, but overall we're still tracking… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 14, 2016

It's bitterly cold out, but it's a sparkling clear winter morning at the Tidal Basin. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 7, 2016

Most of the snow has gone from around the Tidal Basin, and the cherry trees don't… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 26, 2016

The cherry trees around the Tidal Basin are sitting amongst deep snow, and the Tidal Basin… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 13, 2016

Temperatures have been seesawing, but the cherry trees around the Tidal Basin are still very much… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: December 30, 2015

I've had a number of people ask whether the cherry blossoms are blooming early because of… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: November 23, 2015

There are still a few more leaves to come down on the cherry trees around the… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: September 18, 2015

If you're curious about how the cherry trees around the Tidal Basin look in the summer,… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 20, 2015

The cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin have come and gone for the year and are… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 16, 2015

The cherry blossoms are well past their prime now and on their way out, but as… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 14, 2015

The cherry blossoms are losing their petals quickly now, and today's rain will help speed the… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 13, 2015

The Yoshinos are becoming more pink, and green leaves are sprouting on more trees. Today's wind… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 12, 2015

Spring is most definitely here today, and the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin are looking… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 11, 2015

The cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin are in their absolute prime right now, and it's… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 10, 2015

The cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin are still looking wonderful and are in full bloom,… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 9, 2015

The cherry blossoms are now in full bloom and putting on a wonderful show. Too bad… Read More

2018 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler

If you plan to visit the cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin on the morning of… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 8, 2015

The cherry blossoms have started to bloom and are looking wonderful. But the weather is much… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 6, 2015

There's been quite a bit of progress since the last update, with the warmer temperatures moving… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 2, 2015

There have been some definite signs of progress over the past few days, but still no… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 30, 2015

There's a little progress with the cherry blossoms, but they still have some work to do.… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 24, 2015

There's noticeable progress in the cherry blossom buds, but the trees still have a way to… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 19, 2015

Wintry mix and even snow are forecast overnight, but it won't trouble the trees or change… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 12, 2015

It's a beautiful spring day down at the Tidal Basin. And the Washington Post Capital Weather… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 9, 2015

We're finally getting a brief taste of spring. But the cherry blossoms have some catching up… Read More

NPS Issues First Peak Bloom Forecast for 2015

The National Park Service have issued their first cherry blossom peak bloom forecast for 2015. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 3, 2015

We're expecting the National Park Service to issue their first peak bloom forecast later today. In… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 27, 2015

It has been a cold February, which will slow the cherry blossoms down. But if March… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 22, 2015

We have a few inches of slushy, wet, and very slippery snow around the cherry blossoms… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 18, 2015

Like much of the northeast, DC is getting a good dose of winter this past week… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 11, 2015

It's a beautiful, crisp winter's morning, and the cherry blossom buds are still doing their thing. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 27, 2015

There's a light layer of slushy snow around the Tidal Basin, and the area is mostly… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 25, 2015

It's definitely winter. The Tidal Basin is partly frozen over. Snow is on the way. And… Read More

The Cherry Blossoms and Jefferson Memorial in 1968

Here's a fun view of the cherry blossoms and the Jefferson Memorial from an old postcard. Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: November 2, 2014

Wondering what the cherry trees look like in the fall? Here are some photos. Read More

Are Washington DC's Cherry Blossoms Still in Bloom in 2014?

No. Peak bloom was April 10, 2014, and the cherry blossoms have come and gone for… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 15, 2014

The cherry blossoms are mostly done now. Most trees have dropped all or nearly all of… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 13, 2014

It's another beautiful spring morning, and the cherry blossoms are still in full bloom. There are… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 12, 2014

Spring turned the volume up to 11 today. Clear, sunny, and warm. And the cherry blossoms… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 11, 2014

The cherry blossoms are looking glorious. They're in full bloom, and it'll be prime viewing over… Read More

NPS Calls Peak Bloom as April 10

The National Park Service this morning judged that 70 percent of the cherry blossoms were open… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 9, 2014

It's a sparkling spring morning down at the Tidal Basin. There's a bit of a chill… Read More

The Blossoms at Dumbarton Oaks

The cherry blossoms at Dumbarton Oaks are in the puffy white stage and haven't yet started… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 7, 2014

The National Park Service has decided that as of today 70 percent of the blossoms have… Read More

Boat Services to the Cherry Blossoms

There's a new boat landing point on the bank of the Potomac next to the FDR… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 4, 2014

A small number of trees are just starting to pop. Most of the trees haven't started… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 2, 2014

We have some movement. And after a surprise winter blast of slushy snow this past weekend,… Read More

Washington Post Capital Weather Gang Revise Peak Bloom Forecast

Because March shaped up to be colder than expected, the Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang have… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 26, 2014

After yet another round of cold, wintry, and snowy weather, the cherry blossoms--along with all the… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 19, 2014

We have the first signs of green tips coming through as the buds get more pronounced.… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 13, 2014

A few days of spring and now back to winter. Strong (and cold) winds have knocked… Read More

The Japanese Stone Lantern Gets an Upgrade

60 years after being installed next to the Tidal Basin, the Japanese Stone Lantern has received… Read More

Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang Issue Peak Bloom Forecast

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang have issued their first cherry blossom peak bloom forecast for… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 5, 2014

The National Park Service has issued its first peak bloom forecast for the season, but there's… Read More

NPS Issues First Prediction for 2014 Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom

The National Park Service has this morning issued the season's first prediction for when the cherry… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 26, 2014

After a warm weekend, winter is back. The trees look beautiful covered in snow, but the… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 20, 2014

Cold weather is keeping the cherry blossom buds safely tucked away, and the long period of… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 8, 2014

It's still cold. There's still a layer of ice covering much of the Tidal Basin. And… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 29, 2014

It's cold. Local temperatures have been consistently dipping down to the low teens or single digits… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 19, 2014

Welcome to the first Cherry Blossom Watch update for 2014. Here are some new shots of… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 15, 2013

Latest update on how Washington DC's famous Cherry Blossoms are doing as of April 15, 2013,… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 9, 2013

Latest update on how Washington DC's famous Cherry Blossoms are doing as of April 9, 2013,… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 8, 2013

Latest update on how Washington DC's famous Cherry Blossoms are doing as of April 8, 2013,… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 7, 2013

Latest update on how Washington DC's famous Cherry Blossoms are doing as of April 7, 2013,… Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 6, 2013

Latest update on how Washington DC's famous Cherry Blossoms are doing as of April 6, 2013,… Read More