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Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Roses before the storm

They predicted a big rainstorm so I went and picked most of the open roses that looked good. It’s raining hard now!

Many colors of roses in an early fall bouquet

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Published Thursday, October 12, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender flower macro

I need some pretty flowers to look at. Lots of misery in the world lately.

Lavender flowers blooming in my Seattle garden in July, ready to pick for drying

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Published Friday, October 6, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lyndhurst Mansion

Visited the Gothic Revival Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, NY, on the Hudson River. Naturally, I was particularly interested in the rose garden. Just this once, I am including FOUR photos in this post.

The Lyndhurst Mansion, commonly called “The Castle”

Lyndhurst dining room, decorated for Halloween (a very big thing in Tarrytown, NY)

View of the gazebo in the rose garden at Lyndhurst

Roses blooming at Lyndhurst

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Published Monday, October 2, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Zinnia back

Sometimes the underside of a flower is quite beautiful.

Pretty pattern of scales on the underside of a magenta zinnia

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Published Tuesday, September 5, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose with droplets

My new apricot Carding Mill rose, in the tiny drizzle of moisture we got last week.

Water droplets bead up on rose petals after a tiny bit of light rain

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Published Friday, September 1, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Double hydrangea

Not sure of the name of this multi-petalled hydrangea flower, but it sure is pretty.

Fancy double hydrangea flowers, cream and pink

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Published Thursday, August 31, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hoya carnosa flowers

This houseplant has flowered for me before, but this time there are TWO flowers. It must be happy.

The waxy flowers of Hoya carnosa, up close

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Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender at Puget Sound

My friend’s lavender is still in bloom.

Lavender still blooming in late August, at Puget Sound in Washington State

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Published Tuesday, August 22, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Double Delight spray of roses

‘Double Delight’ rose has always been one of my top fave rosebushes. I think this is the third or fourth one that I’ve owned.

‘Double Delight’ putting on a display in the garden in August

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Published Friday, August 18, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

A Night to Awaken

Seattle’s Volunteer Park was the site of an amazing group of over 30 light art installations, A Night to Awaken, by Lusio.

Illumination art near the dahlia garden in Volunteer Park

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Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Back-lit hollyhocks

Aren’t these unusual hollyhocks pretty? Of course, the gardeners at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle know what they are doing.

Pink and red hollyhocks at dusk in the Conservatory, under the whitewashed glass

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Published Friday, August 11, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red and pink rose garden

My roses in the front yard are loving this warm, dry weather, even though the sky is so hazy with smoke from the Canada wildfires.

Pink and red roses, with some lavender plants in my Seattle garden

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