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Published Sunday, October 15, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fall color trees

Gotta love the colors of autumn.

Brilliant fall colors light up the October landscape even in the Pacific Northwest

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Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Frick courtyard

One of my top fave places in New York City, the Frick Collection, and part of its magnificent courtyard.

Columns, skylight and serenity in the courtyard of New York’s Frick Collection

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Published Friday, October 6, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lyndhurst Mansion

Visited the Gothic Revival Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, NY, on the Hudson River. Naturally, I was particularly interested in the rose garden. Just this once, I am including FOUR photos in this post.

The Lyndhurst Mansion, commonly called “The Castle”

Lyndhurst dining room, decorated for Halloween (a very big thing in Tarrytown, NY)

View of the gazebo in the rose garden at Lyndhurst

Roses blooming at Lyndhurst

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Published Monday, September 18, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Ferny forest path

Camping and hiking in the Olympic National Forest, at Coho Campground.

Moss on trees and sword ferns in the forest.

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Published Saturday, September 16, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fir needles above

We went camping, and the weather was gorgeous.

Fir needles in the sunlight, Coho Campground

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Published Thursday, August 31, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hoya carnosa flowers

This houseplant has flowered for me before, but this time there are TWO flowers. It must be happy.

The waxy flowers of Hoya carnosa, up close

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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 Thursday, August 3, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Volunteer Park Conservatory outside

Before the fires in British Columbia, Canada started making Seattle air so smoky (see post below), last week saw sunny skies in Seattle. Here is a photo of one of my favorite places in the world, Volunteer Park Conservatory, at the end of the day. The outside plantings this season are especially gorgeous, and these photos don’t do them justice. Love that purple and chartreuse! Bonus flowerbed close-up image below.

The east wing of the Conservatory, with some HUGE gunnera leaves outside.

Tones of purple and yellow-green adorn flowerbeds at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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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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Published Monday, June 12, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Snowfire rose

The roses are getting started very nicely.

Blood red petals with a snow white outside of the petal make Snowfire rose a real standout

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Published Saturday, June 3, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Black petunias

I’d heard about these black petunias and finally saw them in person. Truly black, surprisingly pretty, almost iridescent. I believe they call the variety Black Mamba.

Black Mamba petunias on my friend Cindy’s deck

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