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Published Tuesday, October 16, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Behind the Conservatory

I do post a lot of photos about Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory, but here is a view that few are lucky enough to see. This glass structure is one of the support production greenhouses, seen on a sunny, early-fall afternoon last week. Volunteering has its perks!

Old fig tree and some shadows in the area behind the Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Monday, October 15, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fancy mum leaves

“Fancy” is not a very technical description, but I’ve never seen chrysanthemum leaves with a white border like this. Pretty showy!

Colorful mums with some fancy foliage, at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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Published Friday, October 12, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Autumn color in Seattle

A fine old building in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood is showing some fall color.

Red leaves start to decorate this old brick building in early fall in Seattle

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Published Tuesday, October 2, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Star light art

This lovely neon star art was even prettier reflected in the glass panes within the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle at the recent Lusio Lights event. Don’t you love the huge staghorn fern it’s nestled up against?

Glowing neon star art and reflection and staghorn fern, with last colors of sunset showing

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Published Saturday, September 29, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Venus fly trap light art

The Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle has been having some illumination art fundraisers. This is a lit-up carnivorous plant sculpture from last night’s Lusio Lights art event. You just don’t see something like this every day.

Large light art sculpture of a Venus fly trap. The light colors kept shifting.

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Published Monday, September 24, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Interlaken grapes

Our backyard grape vine is doing pretty well this year. We might get ten bunches! The raccoons decimated the plums but haven’t taken all of these (yet). So sweet and delicious. If you can, plant a grapevine.

Backyard interlaken seedless, red, table grape vine, ripening well in Seattle’s short summer.

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Published Sunday, September 23, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Perennial sunflower

A friend gave me a start of this perennial sunflower plant last spring. It flowers in September: YAY!

Brilliant yellow perennial sunflower blooms on a windy, sunny day

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Published Saturday, September 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Forest scene

Last week went camping in Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington, not too far from Mt. Rainier. This was the view from our campsite one morning.

Sunlight through evergreens at a Washington State campsite

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Published Friday, August 31, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Apricot roses

In a friend’s garden last week:

Apricot roses (‘Just Joey’), with the buds showing pink

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Published Tuesday, August 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Haze reflected in pool

Some friends have a truly spectacular backyard. Their flowers are extraordinary, and that’s just the one border. But even at that special place, several smoky days ago, the hazy air was an unwelcome visitor.

Haze from wildfires in the Pacific Northwest

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Published Tuesday, August 14, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pigtail anthurium

Here’s a tropical plant you don’t see that much, courtesy the fabulous collection at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, WA.

Red pigtail anthuriums. So curly!

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Published Monday, August 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Alstroemeria bouquet

A friend gave me a magnificent bouquet of Peruvian lilies, or alstroemeria. Each flower was at least 2″ or even 3″ wide (5-8 cm). I’ve never seen such an array of rainbow colors in this flower. See a close up in this post below.

Almost perfect cut flower (sadly no fragrance), Peruvian lilies make such a fine bouquet

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