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Goodbye Drought…Hello Rain!

Well, it’s officially over with…the drought, that is. On day 82, the rains finally fell! Now, don’t ever let anyone tell you that it rains all the time in Seattle. Perhaps this was Mother Nature’s way of getting back at … Continue reading

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Lavender Festival Time!

Once again, it’s Lavender Festival time on the Olympic Peninsula in Sequim, Washington. I attended the festival this past weekend and, as usual, had a terrific time! There are actually two festivals: the Lavender Festival Street Fair, and the Lavender … Continue reading

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Iris, Dear Iris!

It’s getting near the end of the spring flower season, but a few species are still blooming in full color here in the Pacific Northwest…of note, the Rhododendron. We have some of the most abundant, huge and beautifully blossomed Rhodies … Continue reading

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April is for Tulips!

April is Tulip Festival month! Here in the Pacific Northwest, there are several large bulb farms and gardens that specialize in and highlight the lovely Tulip. One of the largest festivals takes place in western Washington State just west of … Continue reading

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Slow Start to Spring

Winter has been hanging on to dear life here in the Pacific Northwest, even though the calendar says it’s Spring! The late snows and cold temperatures of March have stiffled the blossoming of many flowers that normally would have made … Continue reading

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