Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Cherry blossom Blast

The cherry blossoms were so grand in MD last week when I was visiting with my family. Maryland is lush and green and had so many blooming trees. Cherry Blossoms and huge magnolia tulip trees, forsythia shrubs  over 6 feet tall and even more blooming foliage, I meant to get more pictures but spent most of my time running around and holding the baby.

Cherry blossoms are a revered sign of Spring in the orient and many of the famous downtown DC trees were gifts to our nation. I like the many petals of the pom pom style Kwanzan Cherry trees that bloom a little later than these.
here is a picture of that type-

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