Category Archives: flowers

Welcoming the Late Spring and Summer Blooms

A few, random photos I took in one of my local garden walks, recently. All images property of Peggy A Thompson

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Late Spring Blooms

We’re sort of in an intermediary stage of blooming between seasons. Gone are the tulips, the daffodils, and the cherry blossoms. Wisteria are the talk of the town, now, as well as the globe shaped, purple Allium, siting atop their … Continue reading

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A Visit to a Local Garden

I recently revisited a local garden, Lakewold Gardens, to take in the colorful sights and smells of spring. Many of the trails throughout the garden run through naturally forested areas of conifers of all types. There are benches places along … Continue reading

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Flower Festivals are Back!

So happy that many festivals are back after a long pause during the past few years! One that I sorely missed was the Blue Poppy Festival, held each May, at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, located in Federal Way, Washington. … Continue reading

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Reopening of the Seymour Botanical Conservatory

The W.W.Seymour Botanical Conservatory, located at Wright Park, Tacoma, Washington, has recently reopened after being closed to the public, during the last year, for renovations. The conservatory was originally opened in 1908, and is one of only three Victorian-style conservatories … Continue reading

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