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Vancouver: Cherry Blossoms and More

Submitted by on February 15, 2012 – 12:51 amOne Comment
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As early as late February, Road Trips Gardeners will see trees along the streets of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, turning cherry pink with the blossoming of the city’s 37,000 flowering cherry trees. Come spring, 35 varieties of cherry trees blanket Vancouver’s streets with delicate flowers, shouting out the end of winter.

The big celebration takes place April 5 to 28, 2012, during the annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, set for April 5 to 28, 2012.

There’s more for gardeners to see in the west coast city, of course.

Botany buffs can celebrate the onset of spring with a visit to one of Vancouver’s many gardens. The 55-acre VanDusen Botanical Garden offers daily walking tours to view flowering bulbs, early rhododendrons and camellias.

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, built by 52 master craftsmen from Suzhou China, is a downtown Vancouver oasis featuring delicate blossoms intertwined in a landscape of weathered rocks and a jade-green pond.

A stroll in the University of British Columbia’s Botanical Garden & Greenheart Canopy Walkway reveals magnolias, early rhododendrons and spring ephemerals.

(Photo courtesy of Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival)

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