This story is set in Japan. It tells the story of a young boy, Yuki, who is waiting for the cherry trees in his garden to blossom, so that the family can have a special celebration called a hanami party under the trees. He is very frustrated because the trees in other gardens blossom, but the trees in his garden do not. His mother and sister tell him to be patient. Eventually, he spots a blossom and the family can have their celebration.