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Published Monday, August 21, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Eclipse crescents

Here is the pattern of pinhole crescents projected on my house at the peak of this morning’s eclipse, courtesy of our large cedar tree. Where I live the sun was about 92% covered by the moon.

Tiny spaces between leaves and branches of a tree make a giant multi-pinhole camera for today’s eclipse

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Published Sunday, August 13, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fuzzy peach

Our very young peach tree gave us eight peaches! When’s the last time you saw peaches with fuzz on them? Commercial growers breed that out of them for market purposes, but the store ones sure don’t smell and taste like these.

Home grown peaches, from my Seattle garden

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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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Published Tuesday, August 8, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Julia Child rose

My new buttery yellow ‘Julia Child’ rose is so happy where I planted her. New growth, buds, everything.

Delicate tones of yellow in softly fragrant rose ‘Julia Child’

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Published Sunday, August 6, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Sundowner rose

The roses in my front yard rosebed are looking phenomenal. I think they like the hazy (smoky!) sunshine we have had for the past few days. The lack of rain is making them that much more fragrant.

‘Sundowner” floribunda rose in August bloom

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Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

String beans, three colors

I love string beans. They were my mom’s favorite vegetable, too. So fun to pick from the garden. Side note: When you cook the purple ones, they turn regular green and taste just like the green ones.

Purple, regular and yellow wax beans begin their summer abundance.

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Published Sunday, July 16, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Day lily against the sky

Day lilies decorate our blue July sky.

Burgundy hemerocallis (daylily or day lily) against a clear blue sky

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Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender wreaths

My daughter is “crafty.” She saw all the lavender I have growing and decided we should make a wreath. She cut some willow for the base, tied it into a circle with jute twine, then added overlapping bunches of the fresh lavender while wrapping the twine. It worked! Here they are in my carport, drying.

Three or four kinds of fresh lavender, made into wreaths

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Published Sunday, July 9, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bouquet close up

I picked a bouquet of mostly red flowers today. ‘Double Delight’ rose, a very dark burgundy day lily, and a little ruby red ‘Lucifer’ crocosmia in my back yard, for you.

You can see the pollen on the day lily petals…

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Published Monday, July 3, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Floribunda rose

‘Fragrant Cloud’ blooming in my garden.

Floribunda roses have many flowers on one main stem.

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Published Sunday, July 2, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender, backlit

My lavender is blooming. Time to get out there and harvest!

Close up of lavender, just coming into bloom

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Published Sunday, June 25, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose garden

In front of my house, the rose garden is in its first flush. The red rose is ‘Proud Land’ and the lavender plants are blooming well nearby.

The roses of early summertime.

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