Category Archives: Nature

The Carbon River Temperate Rain Forest

Welcome to the Carbon River Temperate Rain Forest, located on the west side of Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. What makes this Pacific Northwest rain forest different is that it is an inland rain forest, something one does not get … Continue reading

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Late Summer Blooms

We’re at the peak of summer bloom time! And with August and September come the Dahlias! They come in so many varieties and colors. Some of them are: decorative, cactus, fimbriated, anemone, ball, collarette, single. Here’s a small sample. Here’s … Continue reading

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A Visit to Mount Rainier National Park

I recently paid a visit to Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. I had been waiting until the meadow wildflowers were in full bloom. I was not disappointed. I visited on a weekday, as it is not wise to visit the … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Botanical Exhibit

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? The W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, located in Tacoma, Washington, has a summer exhibit titled Dig It: Prehistoric Plants. It reminds me of a miniature version of Jurassic World. While … Continue reading

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Return to Heronswood Garden

A month ago I visited Heronswood Garden, located in Port Gamble, Washington. It was my first time visiting, and I had promised myself to return in a month to view changes in the seasonal blooms. All I can say is, … Continue reading

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