Soon very soon the cherry trees and some other trees will start to blossom and it's something that a lot of us are looking forward to.
Most of us will enjoy the blossoms on the bare tree branches and even if we had a flowering cherry tree in our garden we would be quite reluctant to cut branches from it. The shape of the tree would be altered and it would take a long time to grow back.
If you are lucky to have trees that you can cut a few branches from or if you can buy already cut branches - enjoy them while they last. You don't need many - even just one branch looks wonderful. Or a few short branches in a little bud vase is perfect.
In Japan there is a very old tradition to have a pick-nick and drink sake under cherry blossom trees while they are in flower.
Image by Ingrid Jansen at woodwoolstool
Image by Kay at kaylovesvintage
Yes, I know this is not cherry blossoms - but I liked the forsythia in the vintage glass bottle and the retro feel to the image.
Image by Ken Marten at hermaticalondon
Image by Otomodachi
Image by cafenohut
Image by Teresa at sweetberryme
Image by jenny at jennyw47
Image by Loreta at allthebeautifulthings
Image by Ilaria at idainteriorlifestyle
All images are from the group Flower and Vintage that I moderate over on Flickr and all the images link back to Flickr as well as the photographers blog or website.
I hope you have enjoyed the spring blossoms.
Thanks for visiting and I'll see you back here very soon.