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Published Friday, November 24, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Thanksgiving turkey

It was scrumptious.

Roast turkey surrounded by red grapes and sage leaves from my garden

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Published Saturday, September 9, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cherry tomato harvest

Finally the warm days have made the tomato thing happen in the garden. Little, but so sweet!

Sungold and Sweet Millions cherry tomatoes, with their adorable little green caps

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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 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, March 5, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cactus flower cake

At the recent NW Flower & Garden Show in Seattle, one display area had some incredible “cakes” decorated with flowers. I loved the colors on this one.

Dusk outside, display cake inside, decorated with a cactus-flower motif at #NWFGS

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Published Saturday, February 25, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Artichoke bouquet

The theme of Seattle’s NW Flower & Garden show seems to be edibles, even in the lobby bouquets.

Artichokes, pussy willow, sedums and protea blossoms #NWFGS

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Published Sunday, September 11, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Garden party table

A neighbor had a party today. What a day for it!

Cheerful red print oilcloth on the picnic table and a bouquet, all ready for guests

Cheerful red print oilcloth on the picnic table and a bouquet, all ready for guests

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Published Thursday, September 8, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tomatoes and string bean harvest

I managed to give the vegetable beds some organic August fertilizer and watered in well. The string beans are doing a whole new crop. If we get a warm September there will be lots and lots more!

Purple and green string beans, wax beans, and tomatoes, just picked

Purple and green string beans, wax beans, and tomatoes, just picked

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Published Wednesday, August 24, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Unripe grapes

Green, unripe grapes on the vine. These will be purple when they are ripe. Perhaps the red stems are a hint of that?

Unripe grapes in the August sunshine

Unripe grapes in the August sunshine

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Published Friday, July 29, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Wax beans

The glorious wax beans, in my garden yesterday; dinner tonight.

Was beans (yellow string beans) in the garden

Was beans (yellow string beans) in the garden

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Published Monday, July 25, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

July harvest

I’ve been using a better grade of fertilizer in my little backyard vegetable garden and it has paid off beautifully. Never had such beautiful string beans, ever! The purple ones cook up green, the wax beans stay yellow, and both are easier to find and pick. All taste wonderful!

Tomatoes, zucchini and three colors of stringbeans from the backyard garden

Tomatoes, zucchini and three colors of string beans from the backyard garden

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Published Sunday, July 24, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender in the garden

Staying in Sequim for the Lavender Festival, this was in the yard where we stayed. Can’t you just smell the fragrance?

Lavender flowers in Sequim, WA backyard

Lavender flowers in Sequim, WA backyard

Also our host baked us a cherry pie with cherries from her tree!

Home baked cherry pie, best I ever tasted.

Home baked cherry pie, best I ever tasted.

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