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Published Tuesday, February 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peacock head and feathers

From that Florida Flamingo Gardens trip, back a couple of years ago. Who doesn’t like peacocks?

Brilliantly colored display of iridescent feathers of the male peacock

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Published Sunday, January 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Orchid bouquet

You don’t often see a bouquet of orchids. That was a very fine year for bouquets at the NW Flower & Garden Show in 2012.

Lime green orchids with red and yellow throats, in a bouquet at #NWFGS

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Published Saturday, January 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hyacinth bud

Sometimes I think I enjoy buds almost more than the flowers. Possibilities! Here’s to 2018 developing into a very good year for us all.

Forced hyacinth bulb brings forth its flower bud in January

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Published Monday, December 25, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Wrapping paper

This was only a part of the paper pile. Hope your Christmas was a great one!

Paper and tissue litter the floor after unwrapping presents on Christmas morning

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Published Sunday, December 24, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tree and presents

Looks like Santa has been here early! Merry Christmas to you and to everyone you love.

Wrapped gifts under the Christmas tree

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Published Saturday, December 23, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Santa stomping grapes

Visited friends who have a food-themed Christmas tree. Here is a Santa-stomping-grapes ornament, because why not?

Santa merrily stomping grapes

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Published Friday, November 3, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

White bouquet

From a visit at Seattle’s Pike Place Market, an incomparable white bouquet.

Ornamental cabbage, dahlias and other white garden flowers in sophisticated monocolor creative bouquet

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Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cactus light art

There was a marvelous light-art show in the Cactus House at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle the other night.

Cactus and succulents illumated at Iluna Flora event at the Conservatory

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Published Saturday, October 28, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Halloween lunch tabletop

A gardening friend made a Halloween lunch for our group. So festive!

A rainbow of dishes add a colorful touch to this Halloween/Thanksgiving table setting

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Published Saturday, October 21, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fall hydrangea petals

It’s raining now, but thought you’d like to see the hydrangeas looking good in the sunlight not too long ago.

Soft tones of blue, purple and turquoise in the early fall hydrangea petals

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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, October 2, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Zinnia back

Sometimes the underside of a flower is quite beautiful.

Pretty pattern of scales on the underside of a magenta zinnia

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