Sara's Fave Photos Blog

Check out my new book, Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory. And welcome to Sara's Fave Photos Blog at Love That Image. My goal is to take a photo that is as compelling and beautiful as in real life, with no or minimal Photoshop work. You may copy a photo but link to lovethatimage.com. Thank you for your thoughtful comments, and thanks for visiting.

Published Tuesday, August 7, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fuzzy peaches

Homegrown peaches may be fuzzy, but the ineffable sweet perfume of them…

I think this is a Frost peach tree. It doesn’t get leaf curl and is producing sweet peaches in Seattle

Connected with Through My Lens Monday, Macro Monday, Ruby Tuesday 2, Our World Tuesday, Pictorial Tuesday, Tuesday’s Wordless WednesdayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Orange You Glad It’s Friday, Friday Just Be, Pink Saturday, My Sunday Photo, and Sunday Snap. Have a wonderful day and come back soon.

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Published Sunday, August 5, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tomato harvest

I fertilized my tomatoes a bit better this year, and they show it. Sweet Sungold cherry tomatoes, with Early Girls and some San Marzano romas. I love the little green hats they wear that show how very fresh they are.

Red and orange tomatoes in my backyard harvest at the beginning of August. A warm summer in Seattle!

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Published Wednesday, August 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flowers at the front door

My friend Cindy is quite a gardener. Here is her front entryway.

Hanging baskets and pots of flowers adorn the front of this Bonney Lake, WA home.

Also linking up at Through My Lens Monday, Blue Monday, Ruby Tuesday 2, Our World Tuesday, Pictorial Tuesday, Tuesday’s Wordless WednesdayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Floral Bliss WednesdayOrange You Glad It’s Friday, Floral Friday, Friday Just Be, Pink Saturday, My Sunday Photo, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, and Sunday Snap. Have a wonderful day and come back soon.

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Published Tuesday, July 31, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Smoky sunset

There are wildfires in California and our own Washington State, an early start to the fire season.

At the Cove in Normandy Park, WA, a smoky sunset last evening

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Published Monday, July 30, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flowerbed in July

Here’s what my back flowerbed looked like, a couple of weeks ago before this super hot weather we’re having in Seattle this year.

Dark red  and burgundy day lilies, orange and yellow alstroemeria (Peruvian lily) bloom in my July garden

Also linking up at Through My Lens Monday, Ruby Tuesday 2, Our World Tuesday, Pictorial Tuesday, Tuesday’s Wordless WednesdayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Floral Bliss WednesdayOrange You Glad It’s Friday, Floral Friday, Friday Just Be, Weekend Reflections, Pink Saturday, My Sunday Photo, and Sunday Snap. Have a wonderful day and come back soon.

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Published Sunday, July 29, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink sweetpeas

From my garden, before the heatwave.

Magenta sweetpeas, a couple of weeks ago, before all this hot weather in Seattle

Connecting with Through My Lens Monday, Macro Monday, Ruby Tuesday 2, Our World Tuesday, Pictorial Tuesday, Tuesday’s Wordless WednesdayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Floral Bliss Wednesday, Floral Friday, Friday Just Be, Pink Saturday, My Sunday Photo, and Sunday Snap. Have a wonderful day and please come back soon.

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Published Friday, July 27, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

White hydrangea

This darling hydrangea was growing in shade near Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory, perhaps being readied for display.

White hydrangea with pink outer petals

Linking with Through My Lens Monday, Macro Monday, Our World Tuesday, Pictorial Tuesday, Tuesday’s Wordless WednesdayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Floral Bliss Wednesday, Floral Friday, Friday Just Be, Pink Saturday, My Sunday Photo, and Sunday Snap. Have a wonderful day and come back soon.

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Published Tuesday, July 17, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Wedding bouquet

Such a lovely wedding bouquet, just created by florist Alonzo at Our Secret Garden in West Seattle. See post below for matching wrist corsage.

Wedding bouquet with lavender roses, dusty miller leaves and pink calla lilies

Also linking up at Through My Lens Monday, Ruby Tuesday 2, Our World Tuesday, Pictorial Tuesday, Tuesday’s Wordless WednesdayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Floral Bliss Wednesday, Floral Friday, Friday Just Be, Weekend Reflections, Pink Saturday, My Sunday Photo, and Sunday Snap. Have a wonderful day and come back soon.

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Published Monday, July 16, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Wrist corsage

Alonzo, owner of Our Secret Garden florist in West Seattle, modeled a wrist corsage he had just finished for a wedding that evening. We had adjacent booths at the West Seattle Street Fest this weekend.

Pretty wrist corsage for a lucky mother of the bride.

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Published Friday, July 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Outside the Conservatory

My favorite place in Seattle, the Volunteer Park Conservatory, was looking fine the other evening.

Path to the Bromeliad House at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, WA

Linking to Through My Lens Monday, Our World Tuesday, Pictorial Tuesday, Tuesday’s Wordless WednesdayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Floral Bliss Wednesday, Floral Friday, Friday Just Be, Pink Saturday, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, My Sunday Photo, and Sunday Snap. Have a great week and please come back soon.

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Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Macro of two fern fronds

Pretty contrast in textures of two ferns. The one on the left is a sprengeri and the one on the right is maybe a kind of bird’s nest fern?

Sprengeri fern on left, perhaps asplenium nidus (birds nest) fern on the right? At the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

Also on Through My Lens Monday, Macro Monday, Our World Tuesday, Pictorial Tuesday, Tuesday’s Wordless WednesdayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Floral Friday, Friday Just Be, Pink Saturday, My Sunday Photo, and Sunday Snap. Have a great day, and please come back soon.

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Published Sunday, July 8, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Patio flowers

Don’t you love my special petunias?

Flowers on the patio, in front of our new grape arbor

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