Sara's Fave Photos Blog

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Published Tuesday, October 16, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Behind the Conservatory

I do post a lot of photos about Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory, but here is a view that few are lucky enough to see. This glass structure is one of the support production greenhouses, seen on a sunny, early-fall afternoon last week. Volunteering has its perks!

Old fig tree and some shadows in the area behind the Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Monday, October 15, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fancy mum leaves

“Fancy” is not a very technical description, but I’ve never seen chrysanthemum leaves with a white border like this. Pretty showy!

Colorful mums with some fancy foliage, at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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Published Sunday, October 14, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fancy chrysanthemum

I’ve never seen one like this! Just in time to pique interest for the fabulous Mum Show coming up at the Conservatory in Volunteer Park, Seattle.

Huge and beautifully formed chrysanthemums in the foyer of the Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Friday, October 12, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Autumn color in Seattle

A fine old building in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood is showing some fall color.

Red leaves start to decorate this old brick building in early fall in Seattle

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Published Sunday, October 7, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Gray sky over the Conservatory

Rain was clearly on the way in this view of the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle from the back.

Almost looks like lightning, doesn’t it?

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Published Sunday, October 7, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Blue sky in autumn

Last week there was some sunshine. It will come again!

Colorful leaves against some evergreens, with cirrus clouds in a blue sky

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Published Tuesday, October 2, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Star light art

This lovely neon star art was even prettier reflected in the glass panes within the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle at the recent Lusio Lights event. Don’t you love the huge staghorn fern it’s nestled up against?

Glowing neon star art and reflection and staghorn fern, with last colors of sunset showing

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Published Monday, October 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Illuminated quilt art

These pieced fabric panels (not really quilts), lit from behind, glowed so beautifully at the recent Lusio Lights event at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory.

Robin Mallory’s textile and light exhibit, as night began to fall on a clear evening

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Published Saturday, September 29, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Venus fly trap light art

The Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle has been having some illumination art fundraisers. This is a lit-up carnivorous plant sculpture from last night’s Lusio Lights art event. You just don’t see something like this every day.

Large light art sculpture of a Venus fly trap. The light colors kept shifting.

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Published Monday, September 24, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Interlaken grapes

Our backyard grape vine is doing pretty well this year. We might get ten bunches! The raccoons decimated the plums but haven’t taken all of these (yet). So sweet and delicious. If you can, plant a grapevine.

Backyard interlaken seedless, red, table grape vine, ripening well in Seattle’s short summer.

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Published Sunday, September 23, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Perennial sunflower

A friend gave me a start of this perennial sunflower plant last spring. It flowers in September: YAY!

Brilliant yellow perennial sunflower blooms on a windy, sunny day

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Published Saturday, September 22, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Garden rose bouquet

Still…there are roses.

Lavender, red, and yellow roses in a late summer bouquet from the garden

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