The National Park Service predicts the Japanese Cherry Blossoms peak bloom in Washington DC will occur between March 14th & 17th, possibly the earliest on record. It'll be close... but we'll see if we land this 'frosty' cigar.
Yep... we're about to get fragrant in this blog post. We're talking about cherry blossoms! But it doesn't take a gardener to know that the ice of killer frost never mixes-&-mingles well flowers.
Where has old man winter been!? Certainly not in the nation's capital. While Washington state continues to deal with HEAVY snow in the mountains... Washington DC has had a mild season to say the least. This warmth should make an impact on those gorgeous Japanese cherry blossoms. In fact... we may be rewriting record books on the earliest bloom ever. That would be bad news bears for these beautiful blossoms. If the cherry blossoms bloom as predicted, most will