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Published Tuesday, June 11, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

‘Old Blush’ China rose

This was one exquisite rose in the New York Botanical Garden, in the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden. The sign said it was developed by “unknown” in 1751. And still perfect.

Ravishingly beautiful and delicate rose ‘Old Blush” #NYBG

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Published Monday, June 10, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden

Went to visit a friend in New York and we went to the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. I had never seen the huge rose garden there, which was at its peak. If you can ever go, do so. This is less than half of it.

Magnificent triangular rose garden at peak bloom, in New York Botanical Garden

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Published Friday, May 31, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Crab cakes at Chihuly

I don’t usually post food photos, but this was spectacular! We went to the Chihuly Collections Cafe in Seattle and my crab cakes were almost too pretty to eat. But not quite!

Crab cakes with mango-kiwi salsa and edible flowers

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Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bees love weigela

I learned that weigela (why-GHEEL-a) is related to honeysuckle. No wonder its sweet smell attracts bees!

Variegated weigela with pink flowers, and bees, with red rhodies in the background

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Published Sunday, May 12, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

In praise of mothering

You don’t have to be a mother to mother someone. Extra warmth and kindness makes anyone feel loved.

A bouquet of lilacs from my garden, for you

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Published Friday, May 10, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Mt. Baker Beach

Was lucky enough to have a little picnic the other day at a new place to me, Mt. Baker Beach. Here’s the pier:

City of Bellevue WA in the distance, from Mt. Baker Beach park in Seattle

And here’s the little park where we had a picnic. Isn’t that inviting?

Picnic tables in the distance on a perfect picnic day

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Published Saturday, May 4, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Highline Botanical Garden

The creek and some azaleas at Seatac WA’s small but delightful Highline Botanical Garden. Happy Spring!

Highline Botanical Garden

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Published Friday, May 3, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink dogwood

This year the spring flowers seem even more spectacular than usual. Seattle does spring very well indeed.

Pink dogwood and red rhododendrons and a pea trellis in my backyard

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Published Saturday, April 27, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Orchid cactus

These giant orchid cactus now at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory are each as big as my hand!

Orchid cactus or Epiphyllum is one of the showiest flowers, with white stamen and anthers

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Published Friday, April 19, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bleeding hearts

For a brief time it was sunny out. The garden is in bloom.

I heart bleeding hearts! Pink and white spring flowers in my yard.

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Published Monday, April 15, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose and orchid bouquet at NWFGS

I am still enjoying my photos from this spring’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle. This stunner was on a tall glass pedestal.

Pink roses and orchids from below at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show

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Published Sunday, April 14, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bouquet of peach carnations

Wish you could smell their crisp fragrance.

Frilly edges and soft shadows on this macro of mini peach carnations

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