Cherry Trees

Joe Zanghi and his high school friends. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Forty Year Old Tradition On Life Support

The sun shines brightly on Joe Zanghi and two of his buddies from high school as they plant new trees and tie yellow ribbons to mature ones.

04/18/2015

(credit: John McDevitt)

Cherry Hill Continues Tradition Of Cherry Tree Plantings

1,472 cherry trees line a two-mile stretch along Chapel Avenue between Haddonfield Road and Kings Highway. That includes five new ones planted Saturday morning.

04/12/2014

(Taiko drummers at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Philadelphia Cherry Blossom Festival.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Opens 2014 Not-Quite-Ready Cherry Blossom Festival

There was a significant no-show at Tuesday’s event: the cherry blossoms.

04/01/2014

(credit: Greater Philadelphia Gardens)

A Guide To Local Cherry Blossoms

Greater Philadelphia Gardens has put together a Cherry Blossom Guide to help you find them in the peak of bloom, before they blow away like pale pink confetti.

03/26/2012

(credit: PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Curator Offers Tips For Early Spring Gardening

The official start of spring comes next week – but one look around your neighborhood and chances are someone is already working in the garden. But there are some DOs and DON’Ts for this early spring.

03/15/2012

(credit: Phran Novelli)

‘Forcing’ Flowers Inside

By bringing some branches inside you can ‘force’ the flowers to bloom before your eyes.

03/13/2012