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Late Summer Garden Blooms

Different flowering species are now blooming throughout our local gardens during the late summer months of August and September. The most popular are the Dahlias. Also showy are the Japanese Anemones. Zinnias are still going strong, too. Here are a … Continue reading

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More Summer Gardens

I recently visited another favorite garden of mine, located between Port Gamble and Kingston, Washington. It is Heronswood Garden, one of the best kept secrets in the region. There’s always plenty variety of plants and flowers to view during each … Continue reading

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Colorful Summer Gardens

I’m so proud to live in a city whose public gardens management takes pride in the beauty and pleasure it brings to all those who visit, near and far. I am referring to Point Defiance Park, located on a point … Continue reading

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Watching the Flowers Bloom

A few, favorite photos of mine I took as I watch the seasonal flowers bloom. An added bonus: A male Common Whitetail Dragonfly All photos property of Peggy A Thompson

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America’s Provence

Welcome to Sequim, Washington, America’s Provence. This serene, pastoral region along the Olympic Peninsula’s northern coastline has optimal growing conditions for Lavender. During the mid-summertime, one can catch a whiff of the wonderful fragrance wafting through the breeze. Everywhere one … Continue reading

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