Ahhhh, spring in Portland, OR, The City of Roses, or should I say city of Cherry Blossoms. This time of year fluffy pink and white Cherry Blossom trees cover the city. We’ll have to wait for Summer to see our famed roses. If you live here you know the beauty March and April bring. If you have not experienced a Portland spring, I highly recommend rectifying that.
Come late February – early March most trees show signs of blooming. The Cherry blossoms are the first to pop. When you thought winter might go on forever these big pink and white blossoming trees line the streets of the city with gorgeous spring floral color. One of the best places for viewing these stunning trees is the Portland Japanese Garden where they are set amongst other lush green native Japanese plants and trees for a lovely contrast. The Portland Japanese Garden is stunning every time of year, but there is something extra intoxicating about those soft blossoming trees in their tranquil gardens. Continue reading “Seasons’ for the love of a Portland Spring” »