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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 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 Thursday, July 27, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender field

The Sequim Lavender Festival in Washington is so scenic!

One of many lavender farms in the Sequim, WA area

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Published Tuesday, July 25, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender bunches

Just got back from the Sequim Lavender Festival on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. Oh, such fun.

Fresh lavender in bunches at the Graysmarsh Farm booth next to my Love That Image Glass Tile Jewelry booth. They had yummy berries, too!

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Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender wreaths

My daughter is “crafty.” She saw all the lavender I have growing and decided we should make a wreath. She cut some willow for the base, tied it into a circle with jute twine, then added overlapping bunches of the fresh lavender while wrapping the twine. It worked! Here they are in my carport, drying.

Three or four kinds of fresh lavender, made into wreaths

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Published Sunday, July 2, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender, backlit

My lavender is blooming. Time to get out there and harvest!

Close up of lavender, just coming into bloom

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Published Saturday, July 1, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Dusk at the Conservatory

There was a special music event, Lush Sounds Vol. I, at the Volunteer Park Conservatory last evening. Magical outside and inside!

Sunlight peeking through the Bromeliad House at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Thursday, May 11, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lilacs in the rain

I do love lilacs. They look good even in this wettest year ever in Seattle.

Double lilacs macro in a very, very wet Seattle spring.

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Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Two apple trees

A couple of days ago, the two columnar apple trees near my patio looked like this, not quite blooming. Wonder what two warm and sunny days will do?

Bluebells and forget-me-nots, a pruned grapevine, and two columnar apple trees almost in bloom. Scallions (green onions) blooming at lower left, and a multi-graft plum tree in the distance.

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Published Thursday, March 30, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hydrangea at the Conservatory

Spring is bursting forth, and the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle has their game on. Bonus photo below.

A bit of blue sky makes the daffodil plantings look even better

Tiny true flower peeks out from mauve hydrangea blossom

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Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender in sunshine

These lavender plants were blooming in my garden in mid-June last year. Their scent is heaven to me.

Lavender flowers catching a ray of sunshine in the garden, with pink lavender in the background

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Published Monday, March 13, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Summer garden

It seems like the cold and rainy weather in Seattle will go on forever. But it won’t.

A shaft of late afternoon sun illuminated roses and lavender in my front yard in June

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