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Published Wednesday, May 15, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Dappled path

In the Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden in Seattle, a brilliantly sun-dappled path invites a stroll.

Old trees overarch this path in the park on a sunny May day.

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Published Friday, May 10, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Mt. Baker Beach

Was lucky enough to have a little picnic the other day at a new place to me, Mt. Baker Beach. Here’s the pier:

City of Bellevue WA in the distance, from Mt. Baker Beach park in Seattle

And here’s the little park where we had a picnic. Isn’t that inviting?

Picnic tables in the distance on a perfect picnic day

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Published Friday, April 19, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bleeding hearts

For a brief time it was sunny out. The garden is in bloom.

I heart bleeding hearts! Pink and white spring flowers in my yard.

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Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Strawberry leaves

Oh, the sunshine! After days and days of gray and rainy, the sun came out!

Zig-zag leaves of the young strawberry plant enjoying the brilliant sunshine

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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 Saturday, February 23, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flower arrangement structure

Not sure what to call this blue-ribbon winning piece of floral art I saw yesterday at Seattle’s NW Flower & Garden Show (#nwfgs). Not a bouquet, not really an arrangement, more like a sculpture, it towered over onlookers. The complete, enormous arrangement:

By LaVassar Florists, Path to Mindfulness

Here are closeups of the top and bottom parts

Tiers of roses and ferns bedeck this flower sculpture

 

Enchanting tiny path with ferns

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Published Thursday, January 24, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Polka dot table cloth

I got a new polka dot oilcloth tablecloth. It works with my houseplants, so I am happy. My chair on the left, near my pile of newspapers.

Winter sunshine comes far into the room in Seattle in January

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Published Sunday, January 20, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Haemanthus albiflos

I call this the Dr. Seuss plant because it looks so wacky. Checking google images, I see it is sometimes called paintbrush lily. The flower is about 1.5 or 2 inches. It is a bulb related to amaryllis. Notice the tiny leaves in the dirt. Last year it set a few seeds, and I got one to grow!

Adorable houseplant haemanthus-albiflos blooms early in the year

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Published Monday, January 14, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

White planters

The big NWFGS Flower Show is next month. Spring will get here!

Tasteful plantings in a trio of white garden patio planters

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Published Wednesday, January 2, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

A year of memories

I have posted about this Memory Jar before, but here it is again. A wonderful idea for your 2019 New Year!

Starting January 1, write good things that happen to you on little pieces of paper.

• Surprise gifts
• Accomplished goals
• The beauty of nature
• “LOL” moments
• Memories worth saving
• Daily blessings

Then on Dec. 31, open the jar and read all the amazing things that happened to you this year.

Create a memory jar for the year. So fun to read at the end of the year!

Create a memory jar for the year. So fun to read at the end of the year!

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