Monday, April 04, 2016
High Park the trees are showing buds in the early stages of growth with some delay due to the cold. The blossoms have typically come out in April or May depending on the lasting affects of winter. I was hoping that the warmer than usual winter season would have given us early signs of Spring. These are some blossoms from previous years.visit High Park to take part in the century old Japanese tradition of Sakura Hanami, or “cherry blossom flower viewing.” The City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Department notes that the Japanese ambassador to Canada presented 2,000 Somei-Yoshino Sakura trees to Toronto in 1959. The trees were a gift from the citizens of Tokyo.