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Published Tuesday, October 22, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Green lasers

The last Lusio illumination art show at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory, was so amazing, lighting all the tropical plants and the 1912 historic building in great washes of color. So many talented light artists.

Jewel colors bathe the Palm House central space in the VPC

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Published Sunday, September 22, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cabin porch

We spent a few days in this little cabin in the Olympic National Forest. It was built in 1907, and it just so happens we met the granddaughter of the man who built it, a Mr. Finch. In any case, a rainy day on a porch like this is just heaven. Note the yoga mat.

A quiet spot for listening to the rain

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Published Tuesday, September 17, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender field in Sequim

Not ready to let the summer go. Here’s lavender field from a Sequim, WA field in July.

Late lavender in the field, some already harvested

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Published Thursday, August 29, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tomato harvest

And don’t forget the lemon cucumbers, two kinds of string beans, or the truly sweet Italian plums. Late summer is the best!

Tomatoes, plums and string beans from my backyard garden

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Published Tuesday, August 13, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Home-grown peaches

Our young ‘Frost’ peach tree is about three years old. It doesn’t get peach-leaf curl and has such fragrant, sweet yellow fruit, even ripening in Seattle’s short summers. Time for a cobbler!

Home grown peaches on the patio table

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Published Thursday, July 4, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Garden archway

From the garden of a friend in Kent, Washington, with its beautiful color harmony of pinks and purples.

Garden archway in the Pacific Northwest, with pink astilbe on the right

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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 Monday, May 6, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Big leaves

This perennial plant with huge leaves emerging at the Seatac Highline Botanical Garden might be ‘Smaragd’ bronzeleaf rodgersia (R. podophylla ‘Smaragd’) because that’s what looks closest on google images. Let me know if that’s not right.

Toothed and notched huge leaves of bronzeleaf rodgersia. I think.

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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 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 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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