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Published Wednesday, January 4, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Overlook vista

A Pacific Northwest winter scenic view, from a few years ago, taken a block from my house. You can see Vashon Island across the Puget Sound. Happy New Year to all!

 

Scenic sunset view of Puget Sound

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Published Sunday, December 11, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Thanksgiving cactus

You can tell by the points on the leaves that it’s actually a Thanksgiving cactus, not a Christmas cactus. It actually bloomed right on time this year. Make sure you take care of them more like regular houseplants, don’t let them roast in the sun or get super dry like regular desert cacti.

Thanksgiving cactus blooms in the late fall sunlight. Magenta with white flowers are so showy.

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Published Thursday, October 6, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Japanese anemone center

Late flowers in the garden.

Bright orange anthers in the center of a lavender Japanese anemone blossom

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Published Monday, September 26, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hardy fuchsia in my garden

Hardy fuchsia is very good in the fall garden, still going strong. Blooms in shade or sun. They look like earrings to me. What do they look like to you?

Red and purple hardy fuchsia flowers

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Published Thursday, September 22, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peace roses backlit

Finally spent a little time cleaning up the rose bed. I get to be out there among them, admiring them, and they get all tidied up. My favorite time of day, too.

A spray of Peace roses, backlit in the late afternoon sun

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Published Wednesday, September 7, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Double Delight roses

These are some of my very favorite roses, with their sweet and spicy scent. You can see the color varies from bloom to bloom.

Brilliantly colored Double Delight roses live up to their name

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Published Thursday, August 4, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Stargazer lilies

The deeply colored stargazers look good this year, with the red and orange daylilies as a backdrop.

Speckled and glorious stargazer lilies bloom in my garden

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Published Sunday, July 31, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Sweetpeas in the garden

This year my sweetpeas have done so well. I’ve learned that they really do need loose, fertile soil and a lot of sun. Even in this heatwave (Seattle is having a record-breaking five days over 90), they are blooming so beautifully. They seem to be most fragrant in the late afternoons and early evenings, after the sun has faded.

Garden sweetpeas.

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Published Friday, July 22, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink oxalis

A very nice volunteer plant in my Seattle garden, grows in a clump with those cute clover-type leaves, blooms OK in shade or sun.

Pretty pink oxalis with red centers

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Published Wednesday, July 13, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose garden, backlit

The glories of the late afternoon sun in the rose garden!

Grasses, lavender and roses in bloom in the late afternoon light

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Published Tuesday, June 28, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flower basket display

At the incredible Bayview Nursery in Whidbey Island, WA, the combination of horticultural skill AND beautiful, artful display came together brilliantly in this tall raised basket of starry petunias.

Many colorful petunias displayed in an overhead basket on a standnursery

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Published Monday, June 6, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink peony

The peonies are beginning to bloom! I am so excited. Even only halfway open the perfume is astonishing.

Almost open pink peony

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