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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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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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Daffodils and Spring Blooms

Welcome, spring…finally! It’s been a long, cold winter…lots of rain! Our Cascade and Olympic Mountains have received record snow amounts…great news for spring skiers and good news for our summer water supplies as well! The traditional spring blooms seems to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Dahlias

I visited my local park gardens last week and found these magnificent Dahlias still in bloom. They are such hardy plants and last well into the autumn. The bumblebees especially love them, all well as other bees, hoverflies, and butterflies. … Continue reading

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