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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
A Yoshino Cherry Tree in Full Bloom!
I know that you know that I like Yoshino Cherry trees. I thought I would highlight the Yoshino cherry tree that is flowering in our front yard so that you can enjoy its blooms too! Here's why the Yoshino makes a great garden tree: they grow relatively fast, they look great when in bloom and when covered in leaves, and I've noticed very few pest problems (the deer rubbed it once). Here are a few more good reasons to plant a Yoshino cherry in your garden:
Dave is the author of Growing The Home Garden and runs a small nursery business growing vegetables and herbs for local customers in Spring Hill, TN. (Blue Shed Gardens or FB page). He has written for gardening publications, Troy-Bilt and Lowe's and is available for edible garden consulting. Dave gardens organically and when he isn't writing, collecting seeds, or propagating plants he's parenting his 4 children as a stay at home dad.