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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 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 Saturday, September 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Forest scene

Last week went camping in Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington, not too far from Mt. Rainier. This was the view from our campsite one morning.

Sunlight through evergreens at a Washington State campsite

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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 Sunday, August 26, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Big Creek

We went camping. Even though the air was hazy with wildfire smoke, it was still beautiful out there.

Scenic view of Big Creek in Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington, near Mt. Rainier

Here’s a short video of the scene, from this view to the left:

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Published Saturday, August 18, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red sun

The air was awful in Seattle this week, due to wildfires in British Columbia and in Washington. This was the worst I’ve ever seen or felt it.

Red sun in a very smoky sky at the Cove in Normandy Park, WA

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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 Monday, July 30, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flowerbed in July

Here’s what my back flowerbed looked like, a couple of weeks ago before this super hot weather we’re having in Seattle this year.

Dark red  and burgundy day lilies, orange and yellow alstroemeria (Peruvian lily) bloom in my July garden

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Published Sunday, July 29, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink sweetpeas

From my garden, before the heatwave.

Magenta sweetpeas, a couple of weeks ago, before all this hot weather in Seattle

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Published Tuesday, July 17, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Wedding bouquet

Such a lovely wedding bouquet, just created by florist Alonzo at Our Secret Garden in West Seattle. See post below for matching wrist corsage.

Wedding bouquet with lavender roses, dusty miller leaves and pink calla lilies

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Published Friday, July 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Outside the Conservatory

My favorite place in Seattle, the Volunteer Park Conservatory, was looking fine the other evening.

Path to the Bromeliad House at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, WA

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