In rural Shandong, blossoms mark changing season
By ZHAO RUIXUE| (chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2023-03-31Print Print
Pear blossoms in a garden in Xiazhang town, Tai'an, Shandong province. [Photo by Fu Cunhua/For chinadaily.com.cn]
As spring arrives, flowers bloom across the rural areas of Shandong province. Pink peach blossoms, white pear blossoms and canola flowers draw visitors, creating a special economy of flower sightseeing to help vitalize the countryside.
"We have been receiving a large number of visitors recently, and the number of diners has increased by about 50 percent compared with the same period last year," said Huo Yuxin, an owner of an agritainment base in Xiazhang town, Tai'an, Shandong province.
Pear blossoms in a garden in Xiazhang town in the Daiyue district of Tai'an, Shandong province, attract visitors on March 26. [Photo by Chen Yang/For chinadaily.com.cn]
Visitors take a selfie among canola flowers in Wenshangji town, Chengwu county of Heze, Shandong province in last week. [Photo by Guo Yanfang/For chinadaily.com.cn]