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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 Tuesday, January 15, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Orchid bouquet at the Flower Show

I’ve been thumbing through last year’s photos from Seattle’s big Flower Show, always early February. Soon! #NWFGS

Orchids, protea blossoms and graceful greenery in a tall glass vase with hanging globes

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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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Published Tuesday, January 1, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all, a holiday shared round the world. Wishing you health, inner growth and contentment in 2019.

Buds are the optimism of the plant world. Paperwhites bloom on New Year’s Day, 2019

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Published Monday, December 10, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Frosty roadside

There was some very cold weather in the mornings last week.

Late fall frostiness by the side of the road, sun low in the sky

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Published Thursday, December 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peony bouquet

From the other side of the year, some peonies on a black glass table, from my garden.

Pink and white peonies and a round bud in a bouquet.

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Published Tuesday, December 4, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Seattle skyline

Here’s a view of Seattle you won’t see for very much longer, taken November 2016. Note the Great Wheel, the construction cranes, the Space Needle, and the Viaduct roadway, soon to be torn down.

Dark clouds above the Seattle skyline

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Published Monday, December 3, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rain coming

Finally the Seattle area got some rain last week. Here’s the sky in back of my house right before it got here.

Dark clouds move into a sunny sky ahead of some good rain

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Published Monday, November 5, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Glowing cape

At last week’s last Lusio light art fundraiser at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory, this person went all out with their glowy LED cape, perfect for the occasion.

Tones of purple among the darkened reaches of the Palm House at the Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Thursday, October 25, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Teensy orchids

I know I’ve been using such technical plant names, but I can never remember the real names. Anyway, this stalk that looks like fountain grass is really little bitty orchids! So saith the Volunteer Park Conservatory, and they should know.

Very tiny orchids, in front of frilly white cymbidium orchids, commonly used for corsages

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Published Sunday, October 7, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Gray sky over the Conservatory

Rain was clearly on the way in this view of the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle from the back.

Almost looks like lightning, doesn’t it?

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