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August Blooms

Here we are in the dead of summer, and gardens are spilling over with colorful blooms. Probably the biggest show-stoppers in August are the Dahlias. They are so photogenic with their many colors and varieties! But let’s not stop there! … Continue reading

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Hail to the Hydrangea!

It’s summer garden time, and the biggest blooms of all belong to the colorful and popular Hydrangea. There seems to be so many varieties of them! I came across some really beautiful ones recently that I wanted to share with … Continue reading

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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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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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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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