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Published Sunday, October 14, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fancy chrysanthemum

I’ve never seen one like this! Just in time to pique interest for the fabulous Mum Show coming up at the Conservatory in Volunteer Park, Seattle.

Huge and beautifully formed chrysanthemums in the foyer of the Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Friday, September 21, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Magnolia blossom with bud

Just for fun, a photo from the other side of the year. Should be perfect for our friends down under…

Pink Japanese magnolia blossoms with pale edges, as big as my hand, in springtime in Seattle

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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 Thursday, September 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose bouquet

Rain is predicted, so I went out and cut some roses.

I’m posting a second photo of this same bouquet from a different angle. Which do you prefer?

This is in honor of the 25,000th comment received on this blog, on the Cherry Tomatoes post below (thank you, Magical Mystery Teacher!). Every single comment I have ever received here has been kind and positive. What a fine group of people are photo-blog visitors!

Peace rose in the center of a fragrant bouquet

 

Garden roses in a bouquet

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Published Monday, September 10, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Dramatic sunset at the Cove

A few weeks ago the sky was incredible at sunset. The Cove in Normandy Park is at Puget Sound, so it’s salty but quiet water.

Dramatic sky at the Cove in Normandy Park, WA

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Published Sunday, September 9, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Burien dancers

I don’t know who these dancers were or why they were floating down the main drag of Old Town Burien in hats like flowers, but there they were the other evening. They were starting to attract a following, too.

Looking like flowers, a group of dancers wafted beautifully down 152nd St. in Burien, WA.

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Published Thursday, September 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink mums

Chrysanthemums are waiting, getting ready! I love the promise of all the buds.

Magenta pink mums, and lots of buds

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Published Friday, August 31, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Apricot roses

In a friend’s garden last week:

Apricot roses (‘Just Joey’), with the buds showing pink

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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 Monday, August 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Alstroemeria bouquet

A friend gave me a magnificent bouquet of Peruvian lilies, or alstroemeria. Each flower was at least 2″ or even 3″ wide (5-8 cm). I’ve never seen such an array of rainbow colors in this flower. See a close up in this post below.

Almost perfect cut flower (sadly no fragrance), Peruvian lilies make such a fine bouquet

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Published Saturday, August 11, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peruvian lily macro

Someone gave me a truly marvelous bouquet of alstroemeria, or Peruvian lily. I have no idea where she got such magnificent ones. This image is a real fave of mine, straight out of the camera…See above for a photo of the whole bouquet.

Translucent petals and a rainbow of colors in this alstroemeria bouquet

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Published Wednesday, August 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flowers at the front door

My friend Cindy is quite a gardener. Here is her front entryway.

Hanging baskets and pots of flowers adorn the front of this Bonney Lake, WA home.

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