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Published Saturday, February 9, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Roadside saguaro cactus

North of Phoenix, AZ last week, some cactus and flowers by the highway.

Iconic saguaro cactus welcomes us to Arizona in wintertime

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Published Tuesday, February 5, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Spiky cactus

Went to Arizona and the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix. Sharp stuff!

Sharp spines on this desert plant in Phoenix Botanical Garden

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Published Sunday, January 20, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Haemanthus albiflos

I call this the Dr. Seuss plant because it looks so wacky. Checking google images, I see it is sometimes called paintbrush lily. The flower is about 1.5 or 2 inches. It is a bulb related to amaryllis. Notice the tiny leaves in the dirt. Last year it set a few seeds, and I got one to grow!

Adorable houseplant haemanthus-albiflos blooms early in the year

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Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Orchid bouquet at the Flower Show

I’ve been thumbing through last year’s photos from Seattle’s big Flower Show, always early February. Soon! #NWFGS

Orchids, protea blossoms and graceful greenery in a tall glass vase with hanging globes

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Published Monday, January 14, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

White planters

The big NWFGS Flower Show is next month. Spring will get here!

Tasteful plantings in a trio of white garden patio planters

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Published Tuesday, January 1, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all, a holiday shared round the world. Wishing you health, inner growth and contentment in 2019.

Buds are the optimism of the plant world. Paperwhites bloom on New Year’s Day, 2019

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Published Friday, December 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Daytime Christmas tree

Our Christmas Eve day tree. I like how it looks in the daytime almost as much as the nighttime.

Santa looks out over our Xmas tree and the plants

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Published Thursday, December 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red hibiscus

Poinsettias aren’t the only kind of Christmas flower. Behold the red hibiscus, as big as your hand.

Orange-red hibiscus blossom with swirly ruffled petals, in Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Thursday, December 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peony bouquet

From the other side of the year, some peonies on a black glass table, from my garden.

Pink and white peonies and a round bud in a bouquet.

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Published Wednesday, November 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bougainvillea indoors

I have a standard bougainvillea plant (a little tree) that lives on my patio in the summer and indoors with the houseplants when it gets cold. It loves the warm indoors temps, the big sunny south-facing window, and the extra plant food. Flowers!

Magenta bougainvillea flowers blooming indoors

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Published Sunday, November 25, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Houseplants in the living room

Like the kitchen shadows post below, I love bringing in the patio plants when the Seattle weather turns cold. On a sunny afternoon the feel in the room is glorious.

A south-facing window in Seattle is kind to houseplants in the winter time.

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Published Monday, November 12, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Sun shadows in the kitchen

I love a south-facing window as the sun gets lower in the sky. The plants love it, too!

November sunshine streams into my kitchen on a recent sunny day, lighting up the purple oxalis and other plants

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