FastCompany Magazine

The official Tumblr of Fast Company.

pbsthisdayinhistory:

March 27, 1912: The First Japanese Cherry Blossom Trees Are Planted in the U.S.On this day in 1912, the first two Japanese cherry blossom trees were successfully planted by First Lady Helen Taft and Viscountess Chinda on the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. Japanese Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo gave the U.S. over 3,000 trees to demonstrate the growing relationship between the U.S. and Japan.Every spring, Washington D.C. commemorates the initial planting through the National Cherry Blossom Festival. This year, the peak bloom is forecast for April 8-12. 
As you wait for this year’s blooming period, treat yourself to this delicious spring recipe, a Raspberry, Pistachio, and Vanilla Semifreddo from PBS Food.Image: Cherry blossoms in Washington D.C. 2013

pbsthisdayinhistory:

March 27, 1912: The First Japanese Cherry Blossom Trees Are Planted in the U.S.

On this day in 1912, the first two Japanese cherry blossom trees were successfully planted by First Lady Helen Taft and Viscountess Chinda on the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. Japanese Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo gave the U.S. over 3,000 trees to demonstrate the growing relationship between the U.S. and Japan.

Every spring, Washington D.C. commemorates the initial planting through the National Cherry Blossom Festival. This year, the peak bloom is forecast for April 8-12.

As you wait for this year’s blooming period, treat yourself to this delicious spring recipe, a Raspberry, Pistachio, and Vanilla Semifreddo from PBS Food.

Image: Cherry blossoms in Washington D.C. 2013

  1. perfectinspirationmotivation reblogged this from pbsthisdayinhistory
  2. livinginadaydream11 reblogged this from 366quotes
  3. kristenlw reblogged this from theworldshavingmorefunthanme
  4. theworldshavingmorefunthanme reblogged this from soverypretty
  5. bol-mae reblogged this from 69yen
  6. andrejoves reblogged this from soverypretty
  7. so-wake-me--up reblogged this from soverypretty
  8. zarysofeeya reblogged this from soverypretty
  9. f-asian reblogged this from soverypretty
  10. charlynjg reblogged this from soverypretty
  11. ambersprinkledreveries reblogged this from soverypretty
  12. y-creare reblogged this from soverypretty
  13. forsanityandfun reblogged this from soverypretty
  14. annajasminek reblogged this from soverypretty
  15. p-olkadotspots reblogged this from soverypretty
  16. iceiceiceiceice reblogged this from soverypretty
  17. tsarmilz reblogged this from soverypretty
  18. thegirlwiththenameicantthinkof reblogged this from soverypretty
  19. soverypretty reblogged this from nicolewholovesnature
  20. precious-p-gems reblogged this from thecellophaneflower
  21. yoursalwayssamanthastone reblogged this from ju-ac
  22. scjoana reblogged this from ninasemmedo
  23. anabadala reblogged this from ninasemmedo
  24. horrormoviesandcuddles reblogged this from thegalwholived
  25. thegalwholived reblogged this from callmeeivyy
  26. blueeyesandgoodtries reblogged this from blueeyesandgoodtries
  27. noblecole reblogged this from irrelevantpanda
  28. starlinedsilhouette reblogged this from stormsandstars
  29. mycutiepix reblogged this from cherrydollie
  30. nndstrctv reblogged this from pbsthisdayinhistory
  31. koshki reblogged this from yasserjassir13
  32. fashionablefailure reblogged this from pbsthisdayinhistory