Tag Archives: seasonal blooms

Summer Gardens

Summer is definitely here in the Pacific Northwest, and the flower gardens show it! I strolled about in some of the local gardens the past few days and here is what I found. Oriental Lilies Red Asian Lilies Flowering Hosta … 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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Glorious Blooms!

I forgot about the many floral photos that I took several days ago. So here we go, again! Enjoy these images of many spring season plants and flowers, to include Rhododendrons, Trout Lilies, Jack-in-the-Pulpit plant, Magnolia. All photo copyright of … Continue reading

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Beautiful and Fragrant Mountain Fire

Pieris japonica One of the most beautiful, blossoming plants of the spring season is the Mountain Fire (Pieris japonica), sometimes referred to as Mountain Fire Lily of the Valley or Japanese Andromeda. When you walk by these plants, you’ll notice … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Season

The rhododendron is the State flower of Washington. And, boy, do we flaunt them! You find them everywhere! They are so gorgeous and bloom all spring season. And with that, I will dedicate this blog to our State flower, with … Continue reading

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