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Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Strawberry leaves

Oh, the sunshine! After days and days of gray and rainy, the sun came out!

Zig-zag leaves of the young strawberry plant enjoying the brilliant sunshine

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Published Monday, April 15, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose and orchid bouquet at NWFGS

I am still enjoying my photos from this spring’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle. This stunner was on a tall glass pedestal.

Pink roses and orchids from below at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show

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Published Sunday, April 14, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bouquet of peach carnations

Wish you could smell their crisp fragrance.

Frilly edges and soft shadows on this macro of mini peach carnations

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Published Monday, April 8, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Emerging

My friend has a houseplant…and a sense of humor.

Octopus tentacle emerges from ordinary houseplant!

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Published Friday, March 29, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Orange clivia

This beautiful bulb plant, related to amaryllis, grows well in mass plantings in Mexico. But here it is in our own Volunteer Park Conservatory!

Deep orange clivia with yellow throat, blooming in ray of sunshine inside Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Wednesday, March 27, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bird of Paradise bud

OK, now I know why these plants are called Bird of Paradise. Doesn’t this flower bud look just like a bird’s head?

Bud of Bird of Paradise flower in Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

White daffodil

Don’t you love the translucence of the petals?

Delicate and tender bloom of a white daffodil at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Monday, March 18, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Amaryllis with seeds

My windowsill Minerva amaryllis bloomed earlier. Now a second bloom is happening, and the first bloom actually set seed! Below is a view of the dark brown seed and a second, unripe pod behind it.

Minerva amaryllis second bloom this season

 

Two seed pods, one ripe, of Minerva amaryllis bulb plant

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Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Drumstick flower

I love these little yellow balls, craspedia globosa or drumstick flower. The Northwest Flower & Garden #NWFGS show never ceases to delight.

Adorable small yellow ball flowers. You can grow them from seed!

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

Orchid bouquet at the Flower Show

I’ve been thumbing through last year’s photos from Seattle’s big Flower Show, always early February. Soon! #NWFGS

Orchids, protea blossoms and graceful greenery in a tall glass vase with hanging globes

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Published Wednesday, January 2, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

A year of memories

I have posted about this Memory Jar before, but here it is again. A wonderful idea for your 2019 New Year!

Starting January 1, write good things that happen to you on little pieces of paper.

• Surprise gifts
• Accomplished goals
• The beauty of nature
• “LOL” moments
• Memories worth saving
• Daily blessings

Then on Dec. 31, open the jar and read all the amazing things that happened to you this year.

Create a memory jar for the year. So fun to read at the end of the year!

Create a memory jar for the year. So fun to read at the end of the year!

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