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Published Monday, June 10, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden

Went to visit a friend in New York and we went to the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. I had never seen the huge rose garden there, which was at its peak. If you can ever go, do so. This is less than half of it.

Magnificent triangular rose garden at peak bloom, in New York Botanical Garden

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

Dappled path

In the Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden in Seattle, a brilliantly sun-dappled path invites a stroll.

Old trees overarch this path in the park on a sunny May day.

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Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bees love weigela

I learned that weigela (why-GHEEL-a) is related to honeysuckle. No wonder its sweet smell attracts bees!

Variegated weigela with pink flowers, and bees, with red rhodies in the background

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Published Sunday, May 12, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

In praise of mothering

You don’t have to be a mother to mother someone. Extra warmth and kindness makes anyone feel loved.

A bouquet of lilacs from my garden, for you

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Published Saturday, May 4, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Highline Botanical Garden

The creek and some azaleas at Seatac WA’s small but delightful Highline Botanical Garden. Happy Spring!

Highline Botanical Garden

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Published Friday, May 3, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink dogwood

This year the spring flowers seem even more spectacular than usual. Seattle does spring very well indeed.

Pink dogwood and red rhododendrons and a pea trellis in my backyard

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Published Friday, April 19, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bleeding hearts

For a brief time it was sunny out. The garden is in bloom.

I heart bleeding hearts! Pink and white spring flowers in my yard.

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

Purple prickly pear

At the Desert Garden in Phoenix, AZ, a new succulent to me, a purple opuntia or prickly pear.

Prickly pear cactus in Arizona, in tones of lavender or purple. See the heart-shaped paddles?

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Published Sunday, February 10, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Snow scene at night

My backyard view on Friday night, halfway through the big snow in Seattle. By morning, there was nine inches in my driveway. Now it’s Sunday, and more is falling!

Snow-covered trees against a dark sky, with holiday lights still on the grape arbor

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Published Friday, February 8, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Snow falling

Seattle is getting a pretty good snowstorm. This is in my backyard earlier this afternoon.

Snow falling on cedar tree, in Seattle

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