Just Curious: How do Macon’s cherry blossom trees grow?

We celebrate their blossoms with an annual festival, but what does it take to get them to grow?

Pam Carswell is the president and CEO of the Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Commission, so she knows just what it takes to make Macon so beautiful.

Cherry blossoms!

“Honestly, they’re easy, but they’re high maintenance,” said Carswell. “The best time to plant them is when it’s cold and the ground is cold in the winter, or early, early spring when the ground is still cool. You plant them and they like partial sun.”

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