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Published Friday, August 18, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

A Night to Awaken

Seattle’s Volunteer Park was the site of an amazing group of over 30 light art installations, A Night to Awaken, by Lusio.

Illumination art near the dahlia garden in Volunteer Park

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Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Back-lit hollyhocks

Aren’t these unusual hollyhocks pretty? Of course, the gardeners at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle know what they are doing.

Pink and red hollyhocks at dusk in the Conservatory, under the whitewashed glass

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Published Sunday, August 13, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fuzzy peach

Our very young peach tree gave us eight peaches! When’s the last time you saw peaches with fuzz on them? Commercial growers breed that out of them for market purposes, but the store ones sure don’t smell and taste like these.

Home grown peaches, from my Seattle garden

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Published Friday, August 11, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red and pink rose garden

My roses in the front yard are loving this warm, dry weather, even though the sky is so hazy with smoke from the Canada wildfires.

Pink and red roses, with some lavender plants in my Seattle garden

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Published Tuesday, August 8, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Julia Child rose

My new buttery yellow ‘Julia Child’ rose is so happy where I planted her. New growth, buds, everything.

Delicate tones of yellow in softly fragrant rose ‘Julia Child’

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Published Sunday, August 6, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Sundowner rose

The roses in my front yard rosebed are looking phenomenal. I think they like the hazy (smoky!) sunshine we have had for the past few days. The lack of rain is making them that much more fragrant.

‘Sundowner” floribunda rose in August bloom

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Published Thursday, August 3, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Volunteer Park Conservatory outside

Before the fires in British Columbia, Canada started making Seattle air so smoky (see post below), last week saw sunny skies in Seattle. Here is a photo of one of my favorite places in the world, Volunteer Park Conservatory, at the end of the day. The outside plantings this season are especially gorgeous, and these photos don’t do them justice. Love that purple and chartreuse! Bonus flowerbed close-up image below.

The east wing of the Conservatory, with some HUGE gunnera leaves outside.

Tones of purple and yellow-green adorn flowerbeds at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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Published Saturday, July 29, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Sequim scene

The town of Sequim (pronounced skwim!), WA has a lavender festival every year. They also have some wonderful street art.

Standup street art of a man and a girl, and ice cream, with reflections

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Published Thursday, July 27, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender field

The Sequim Lavender Festival in Washington is so scenic!

One of many lavender farms in the Sequim, WA area

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Published Tuesday, July 25, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender bunches

Just got back from the Sequim Lavender Festival on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. Oh, such fun.

Fresh lavender in bunches at the Graysmarsh Farm booth next to my Love That Image Glass Tile Jewelry booth. They had yummy berries, too!

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Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

String beans, three colors

I love string beans. They were my mom’s favorite vegetable, too. So fun to pick from the garden. Side note: When you cook the purple ones, they turn regular green and taste just like the green ones.

Purple, regular and yellow wax beans begin their summer abundance.

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Published Sunday, July 16, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Day lily against the sky

Day lilies decorate our blue July sky.

Burgundy hemerocallis (daylily or day lily) against a clear blue sky

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