Tag Archives: Point Defiance Park

Welcome the Autumn Crocus

Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale) It’s that time of year for the delicate Autumn Crocus flowers to raise their heads out of the ground. Other names are Meadow Saffron and Naked Lady. Now you might be scratching your head, wondering why … Continue reading

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Dahlia Daze

It’s already the end of August! Where did the summer go? I took a walk in the flower gardens at Point Defiance Park – Tacoma, this afternoon.  The lighting was perfect for floral picture talking—a nice cloud filled sky. I … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Park

It’s been a strange July around here this summer … if that’s what you want to call it. Temperatures have been below normal, along with cloudy and sometimes rainy skies. It’s been more like “June gloom” than anything else. Today … Continue reading

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Lingering Autumn Color

Yes, it’s November, but there’s still some colorful leaves hanging on the trees. I know of some particular trees in Point Defiance Park that tend to be the last color changers of the season and, for whatever reason, they are … Continue reading

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Magical Glass Pumpkins!

Today I went to the Glass Pumpkin Patch, held each year by the Tacoma Glassblowing Studio. The local event was set up in the Point Defiance Park Japanese Garden Pavilion. What a feast for the eyes this event is! Glass … Continue reading

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