Tag Archives: florals

Are They Blue, or are They Purple?

Visit any garden park this time of year, and you’ll most likely find plenty of people armed with their cameras, looking for that elusive floral shot: the one with the most intense colors and largest blooms. But wait, don’t snap … Continue reading

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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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Fading Summer Colors

When I visited the local flower gardens in the park recently, I paid a visit to the rows of Hydrangeas still blooming, many of which were exhibiting fading colors. It’s most interesting and intriguing how this particular flower loses its … Continue reading

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The Glory Days of Dahlias

I love to visit the Dahlia gardens this time of year. They are the showiest flowers in the gardens come late summer and early autumn. When many of the other summer flowers are fading away, the proud Dahlia puts on … 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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