Tag Archives: spring

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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It’s Azalea Time!

Along with Rhododendrons blooming are Azaleas. Do you know what the major difference is between these two flowers? Azaleas are actually a Rhododendron species, but the major, physical difference between the two is the number of stamen each has. Azaleas … Continue reading

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Camellias and Rhododendrons, Oh My!

For those of you following my blog, you know how I love to photograph in certain, local botanical gardens during the springtime and other seasons. With the cold weather behind us, things are really popping now in the blooms department! … Continue reading

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June Blooms

Golden Chain It’s now June! I’ve watched the metamorphosis of my favorite botanical garden, Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, throughout the spring season. I feel somewhat melancholy each June as I say goodbye to the wilting and dying, spring blooms in … Continue reading

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Rhododendrons in Bloom

It’s the middle of March and I am thrilled to see that so many flowers are blooming right now: Cherry Blossoms, Flowering Plums, Daffodils, Camellias—the usual early bloomers, AND the Rhododendrons! We had a spat of very mild temps recently … Continue reading

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