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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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Glorious Rhododendrons!

What’s there not to like about big, beautiful rhododendron blooms? Our excessive precipitation in the Pacific Northwest this spring has had a prolific effect on our rhododendrons, everywhere. They are so glorious and so full of abundant blooms this year. … Continue reading

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Flowers for Mother’s Day!

I would like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers around the world. Here are a few images I took recently of the beautiful, spring garden display at Heronswood Garden, located near Kingston, Washington. It is also relatively … Continue reading

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Those Hardy Dahlias!

It’s officially fall, and I can’t believe the dahlia garden in our local park is blooming better than ever! Such hardy flowers they are! Once they are cut down, I know that it will be months before we see any … Continue reading

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Late Summer Garden Blooms

Different flowering species are now blooming throughout our local gardens during the late summer months of August and September. The most popular are the Dahlias. Also showy are the Japanese Anemones. Zinnias are still going strong, too. Here are a … Continue reading

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