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About northwestphotos

A long time resident of Washington State, located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest USA. I am retired and enjoy regional travel, exploring all the wondrous, natural settings that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. If you get a chance, visit my Northwestphotos Zazzle store, http://www.zazzle.com/northwestphotos.

Early Blooms

Signs of an early spring abound with a few flowers peeping out here and there. I visited my favorite botanical garden, the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, located in Federal Way, Washington. I was surprised to see so many rhododendrons already … Continue reading

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Winter Blooms

It’s been so long since my last post, and I am sorry to say that I had completely forgotten about my blog over the holidays! I did have a few opportunities to visit some botanical conservatories in the area in … Continue reading

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The Leaves are Falling Down

Prime, autumn leaf color has come and gone. There are still some leaves hanging on the trees, but many species have already dropped theirs, although in some areas where sunlight is sparse, color changes are still happening. I fear this … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves and Gnarly Branches

Late October is this year’s best time to view autumn’s peak performance in the color department in my area. Some foliage has already dropped their leaves, leaving branches bare, while others have not quite fully morphed into their deepest autumn … Continue reading

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Fuchsia Beauty

I couldn’t resist taking a few photos of some colorful Fuchsias I came across this week. They are one of the few flowers that are still blooming. They last quite a long time around here throughout the fall season, until … Continue reading

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