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Published Thursday, August 15, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender Japanese anemone

If you have a roomy, shady spot for a Japanese anemone, it has such pretty flowers. I love flowers that come back every year.

Brilliant range anthers at the center of this soft lavender Japanese anemone flower

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Published Monday, August 12, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Yellow begonias

Looking through the archives (I MUST get rid of all those less-than-stellar photos and unclog my hard drive) I found this photo of golden yellow begonias from Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory taken in March, 2010. I really like it and hope you do, too.

Golden yellow begonia flowers

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Published Friday, August 2, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Joyce General Store

A family trip to the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington included this lovely jaunt to Joyce, WA. The blackberry pie available in the cafe across the street was truly wonderful.

Perfect vacation browse in this old-time general store and post office

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Published Tuesday, July 16, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose garden late afternoon

The roses in sunbeams.

My rose bed, with lavender and some grasses for contrast

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Published Tuesday, July 16, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flower border

Always so challenging to get the flower border to bloom in concert, right? Even though the light is overcast, the flowers are cooperating, sort of.

Lilies, shasta daisies, and pink phlox in my dry-summer Seattle backyard flower border

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Published Thursday, July 11, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink lavender

Not everyone knows that the lavender plant comes in several colors, and one is pink!

Pink lavender blooming in my rose garden

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Published Saturday, July 6, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rain on hostas

We were lucky enough to have a good rain; Seattle has been quite dry this spring. All the garden plants enjoyed it.

Water droplets like jewels on ribbed hosta leaves. Note the flower buds emerging.

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Published Thursday, July 4, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Garden archway

From the garden of a friend in Kent, Washington, with its beautiful color harmony of pinks and purples.

Garden archway in the Pacific Northwest, with pink astilbe on the right

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Published Thursday, June 27, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender in the garden

This lavender is at the perfect stage for picking and drying.

Lavender buds just starting to open

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Published Wednesday, June 19, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink peonies at Trader Joe

The peony season is so brief.

Lush and fragrant pink peonies, at Trader Joe’s

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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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