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Published Tuesday, September 18, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Volunteer Park Conservatory

Haven’t posted a new photo in awhile of my favorite place in Seattle, the Volunteer Park Conservatory on Capitol Hill.

Late summer light on the historic 1912 Volunteer Park Conservatory

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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 Sunday, July 29, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink sweetpeas

From my garden, before the heatwave.

Magenta sweetpeas, a couple of weeks ago, before all this hot weather in Seattle

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Published Friday, July 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Outside the Conservatory

My favorite place in Seattle, the Volunteer Park Conservatory, was looking fine the other evening.

Path to the Bromeliad House at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, WA

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Published Monday, May 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Geese in a park

Got to visit the Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden near the Ballard Locks in Seattle the other day. So lovely. Here are some large geese feeding on a lawn.

Geese feed in the shade in the late afternoon in the Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden

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Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Irises and lilacs

From my front door towards the street, last week in late afternoon light, my favorite. Indeed the golden hour!

Red laceleaf Japanese maple, silver dusty miller near the purple irises, with candytuft and lilacs in the background

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Published Friday, May 11, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pansies in the lawn

Pansies like to go everywhere. These purple ones have escaped into my lawn.

Purple pansies dot the lawn in front of a flowerbed with irises and forget-me-nots

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Published Tuesday, May 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Duck in creek

This mallard duck hen was looking fine at Country Village, in Bothell, WA. See post below this for a video of a few other members of her family.

Scenic duck swimming in a creek in springtime

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Published Friday, December 15, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Holiday lights

A neighbor in Normandy Park, WA really goes all out.

A Santa gazebo and amazing display of Christmas lights decorate the night

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Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender at Puget Sound

My friend’s lavender is still in bloom.

Lavender still blooming in late August, at Puget Sound in Washington State

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Published Friday, August 18, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

A Night to Awaken

Seattle’s Volunteer Park was the site of an amazing group of over 30 light art installations, A Night to Awaken, by Lusio.

Illumination art near the dahlia garden in Volunteer Park

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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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