DC Cherry Blossoms in 2021
It seems increasingly likely that DC will still be under COVID-19 restrictions in spring 2021 while the cherry blossoms are blooming. So it's shaping up to be a good year to follow along from afar from the safety and comfort of your home.
Citing cooler than forecast temperatures this week, the National Park Service last evening (March 15) revised their peak bloom forecast again. They now expect the start of the peak bloom period to be March 23-24. And they’re putting an emphasis on this being the beginning of the period.
For photos of how the trees were looking as of yesterday, take a look at the March 15 Cherry Blossom Watch update.
— National Mall NPS (@NationalMallNPS) March 15, 2016
They also judged that 70 percent of the trees had reached the “extension of florets” stage on March 15.
At this time of year, there are beautiful flowers to be had all over the place. Maybe in your backyard. Maybe in the local park.
These are ere are some of my favorite books that I've reviewed on taking photos of flowers:
- Timber Press OR
- Detrick, Alan L. (Author)