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Blooms on Parade

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Rhododendron dendricola The steady spring rains have kept me from returning to my favorite gardens to do more spring, floral photography. By luck, Easter weekend turned out to be just lovely for getting out and exploring in the gardens. Easter … Continue reading

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Tropical Rhododendrons

So what’s currently blooming at the Rutherford Conservatory at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden? Some of my favorites that I wait for each year to bloom! Here’s a few images of Vireya (tropical rhododendron) blooms. Lovely Pleione Orchids are blooming … Continue reading

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The Art of Bonsai

Blossoming Plum Bonsai I recently visited the Pacific Bonsai Museum, located in Federal Way, Washington. Saturday, April 8th will be the opening celebration of a new exhibit called “Natives.” Below are a few photos I took of some of the … Continue reading

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Chrysanthemums Display

What to do on a drippy day in the Pacific Northwest? Here’s one suggestion: a trip to the W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory at Wright Park,  Tacoma. Their autumn exhibit consists of a beautiful display of Chrysanthemums and will be … Continue reading

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Pumpkins and Gardens

I’m so glad I took advantage of last week’s fine weather, as conditions have now turned more cool and damp, and snow has dusted the higher elevations in the mountains. Late last week I visited a favorite garden of mine, … Continue reading

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