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Blue Poppy Day

It was the annual Blue Poppy Day at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, in Federal Way, Washington, this past weekend. I attended last year, as well, and I can say with confidence that this year’s event was bigger and better … Continue reading

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Spring is Really Here!

Cherry Blossoms We’re in a trend of warm, sunny weather and the blooms just keep coming! Mid-spring blooms are here now in the Pacific Northwest. As usual, I’ve been making my weekly rounds to the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, in … Continue reading

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May Parade of Flowers

Lupine Meadow There’s nothing like taking in the sights and smells of a floral garden on a lovely May day! Above are colorful Lupine that filled a large meadow I came across en route to a garden I visited (Rhododendron … Continue reading

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A Mix of Seasonal Colors

The weather and temperature says it’s autumn. Leaves are turning; geese are migrating. But in some small niches, one can still find the last exhalations of post summer being played out in bursts of color by late seasonal blooms. Visit … 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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