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Best Northwest Wildlfower Walks

Where to Find Wildflowers in the Pacific Northwest   There is no shortage of natural beauty around the Pacific Northwest, but if you time it right, you might just be in for a real treat when wildflowers are in bloom. Usually between April to August, you can find fields of… Read More

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Where to Find Lavender Fields

The Pacific Northwest offers many options for photographing, u-pick, or otherwise enjoying summer’s favorite flower – lavender.  Head to one of these locations towards the last weeks of June and into early July to find a field of purple flowers buzzing  in the summer sun, the warmth sending the fragrance… Read More

Skagit Valley Flowers

Skagit Valley Flowers

In the northwest corner of Washington state is a glorious sight …  fields of daffodils in the early spring followed by fields of colorful tulips. The Skagit Valley is a popular destination by locals and tourists alike. When spring arrives, everyone is excited to see nature awaken and Mother Nature… Read More

Salem Capitol in Spring

Salem Capitol in Spring

  Although the cherry trees took a hit during the late winter ice storm this year, the capitol grounds will still be looking lovely this Spring! The grounds are open to all and free to enjoy the gardens.  The capitol building sits right in the heart of downtown Salem.

Marion County, Oregon – Our photo of the week

Marion County, Oregon – Our photo of the week

The mid-Willamette Valley is stunning in so many ways – just drive around and you will be surprised by the variety of flowers, edibles, (and drinkables) you will find growing in the fertile fields. Known for growing fine grapes for making fine wine and hops for beer, you will also… Read More