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Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Painted old house

San Francisco isn’t the only town with beautifully painted old houses. This painted lady lives in the University District of Seattle, on “The Avenue.”

Candy colors and creativity decorate this old house in Seattle

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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, April 24, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Canna leaves

At my favorite Seattle haunt, the Volunteer Park Conservatory, I got to peek into one of the lower support greenhouses. One of the perks of volunteering!

Red, purple and green striations in the big leaves of canna lily foliage

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Published Thursday, April 19, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Frittilaria at the flower show

Back in February, frittilaria at the NW Flower & Garden show in Seattle—soon appearing in your backyard, if you planted some bulbs.

Delightful frittilaria, also known as “checkered tulips,” are pretty easy to grow in the garden

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Published Thursday, April 12, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Illuminated cactus

My favorite haunt in Seattle, the Volunteer Park Conservatory, has been having light-art events. I love them. Here are some cactus plants with paper flowers added, all illuminated with black light.

Paper flowers and real cactus in Lusio Lights event at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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Published Thursday, April 5, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Grape hyacinths (Muscari)

Some flowers are already blooming in the back yard. I do love these little bulbs. Their green foliage starts so early in the year, they multiply nicely, and they bloom the same time as daffodils, pretty much. Great combo.

Muscari blooming in early spring

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Published Thursday, March 29, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hydrangea macro

Hydrangeas are some of the most beautiful flowers in close ups. I see that I have already done two posts with the title Hydrangea Macro! (Search for hydrangea in the search bar on the right.) These multi-hued ones were blooming at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory’s Spring and Easter display, going on right now. Go see them!

Lavender and pale green hydrangea flowers, in front of blue ones

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Published Sunday, March 4, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Aztec dancers

Got back recently from a trip to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. My sister had a big party. There were dancers! Have you ever seen costumes anything like this?

Indigenous Aztec dancers perform at the Instituto Allende in San Miguel

Here is a short clip of them in action

Enjoy!

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Published Friday, January 26, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Magnificent bouquet

Hope you are not tired of flowers from the archives of my visits to the Northwest Flower & Garden show, held every February in Seattle. This stunning bouquet is from 2012.

Cascading arrangement of orchids, roses and other tropical flowers at #NWFGS

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Published Friday, January 19, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Almost time for the flower show

I’m getting excited about the Northwest Flower & Garden Show #NWFGS just around the corner!

Brilliantly colored bouquet of roses and tropical flowers

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Published Saturday, January 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hyacinth opening

That bud from the single bulb in water that I bought from Trader Joe is still making me very happy.

Second stem of a blue/purple hyacinth opens from a single bulb forced in water

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