Tuesday, March 30, 2010


Around this time every year, the masses descend on the National Mall for the Cherry Blossom Festival. The cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin and the Jefferson Memorial are nice, but the best kept secret in the District is the National Arboretum, which boasts dozens of blossoming trees spread out through acres and acres of forest. Oh, and no people. It's an annual, month-long blossom parfait, and it started again this week.

The perfect Magnolia for climbing

A private cherry blossom festival.

Popcorn balls that would smell so sweet.


emily said...

thanks for the tip!!

ginger said...

Great pictures. I love that tree and remember Indy climbing it.

Daisy Chick said...

I love the Cherry Blossoms and have had the chance several times to catch them in full bloom, thanks for sharing your beautiful pictures what a treat.