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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 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 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 Monday, December 3, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rain coming

Finally the Seattle area got some rain last week. Here’s the sky in back of my house right before it got here.

Dark clouds move into a sunny sky ahead of some good rain

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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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Published Monday, October 29, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Autumn color

This has been a very beautiful fall.

Colorful autumn foliage, with lilac leaves in front

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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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