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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 Monday, May 14, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Spring blooms in the garden

The weather has been so very warm and sunny. I adore it but know the rhodies and dogwood won’t last long in this heat.

Pink dogwood at left, and red rhododendrons with pink weigela between them. Iris buds lower left.

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Published Thursday, May 10, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Backyard in May

Here in Western Washington State, green with rhodies is the signature look for May. This is my backyard from my bedroom window yesterday morning.

Pink dogwood, red rhodies and lots of green in my backyard in the Seattle area in May

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Published Monday, May 7, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink rhododendrons

The very small city I live in, Normandy Park, WA, is noted for its rhododendrons and evergreens. This was at my house yesterday.

A cedar tree maybe 300 years old in the background, and a pink rhodie with a dark pink throat.

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Published Friday, April 27, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peachy parrot tulip

Tulip season is almost over. I love their explosions of color and form!

Sun and shadow on the frilly petals of this parrot tulip, in shades of pink and peach, seen at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in March

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

Pink parrot tulip

Parrot tulips drive me wild!

Blooming right now at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, pink and white parrot (fringed) tulips in spring sunshine

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Published Saturday, March 17, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink & orange bougainvillea

I love the papery flowers of the bougainvillea vine. And the colors!

Flowers of the bougainvillea bloom in February in San Miguel, Mexico

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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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Published Monday, January 8, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Gerbera daisy macro

Who doesn’t like these showy flowers? So cheerful on a winter day.

Brilliantly colored gerbera daisy in sunshine

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Published Saturday, January 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hyacinth bud

Sometimes I think I enjoy buds almost more than the flowers. Possibilities! Here’s to 2018 developing into a very good year for us all.

Forced hyacinth bulb brings forth its flower bud in January

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