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Published Thursday, July 11, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink lavender

Not everyone knows that the lavender plant comes in several colors, and one is pink!

Pink lavender blooming in my rose garden

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Published Thursday, June 27, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender in the garden

This lavender is at the perfect stage for picking and drying.

Lavender buds just starting to open

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Published Wednesday, June 19, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink peonies at Trader Joe

The peony season is so brief.

Lush and fragrant pink peonies, at Trader Joe’s

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Published Friday, May 31, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Crab cakes at Chihuly

I don’t usually post food photos, but this was spectacular! We went to the Chihuly Collections Cafe in Seattle and my crab cakes were almost too pretty to eat. But not quite!

Crab cakes with mango-kiwi salsa and edible flowers

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Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bees love weigela

I learned that weigela (why-GHEEL-a) is related to honeysuckle. No wonder its sweet smell attracts bees!

Variegated weigela with pink flowers, and bees, with red rhodies in the background

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Published Sunday, May 12, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

In praise of mothering

You don’t have to be a mother to mother someone. Extra warmth and kindness makes anyone feel loved.

A bouquet of lilacs from my garden, for you

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Published Saturday, April 27, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Orchid cactus

These giant orchid cactus now at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory are each as big as my hand!

Orchid cactus or Epiphyllum is one of the showiest flowers, with white stamen and anthers

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Published Monday, April 15, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose and orchid bouquet at NWFGS

I am still enjoying my photos from this spring’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle. This stunner was on a tall glass pedestal.

Pink roses and orchids from below at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show

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Published Sunday, April 14, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bouquet of peach carnations

Wish you could smell their crisp fragrance.

Frilly edges and soft shadows on this macro of mini peach carnations

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Published Friday, March 29, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Orange clivia

This beautiful bulb plant, related to amaryllis, grows well in mass plantings in Mexico. But here it is in our own Volunteer Park Conservatory!

Deep orange clivia with yellow throat, blooming in ray of sunshine inside Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

White daffodil

Don’t you love the translucence of the petals?

Delicate and tender bloom of a white daffodil at 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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