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"Shot on iPhone 6"

You’ve probably seen the adds on billboards, in magazines or in other media. Apple is promoting the iPhone 6 camera’s leap in quality.  In my case I was heading across the elevated highway that connects West Seattle to Seattle proper when I first saw this photo on a huge billboard. 195 more words

Plant Picks

True grit - a spring container planting

I thought it was high time I planted a pot or two here.

I don’t plant much during the spring because the pots I plant in the autumn carry me through, but I can’t resist the chocolate-selection-box delights of the alpine displays in the local garden centres. 1,295 more words

Container Gardening

Alpines @ Birthdays 17th March 2015

Kingston duo Catherine Pockson and Bob Matthews are Alpines. Also they had a drummer called Henry who is also part of the band. I would describe the sound as Pop meets Soul. 974 more words


Febrile February?

This month just might prove to be the warmest February on record for the Seattle area. And wetter too!  By February tenth we had already exceeded the average precipitation for the month (3.75″ vs 3.50″ average).  255 more words


Debris around Alpines

Make sure that leaves and debris doesn’t accumulate around alpines! They hate that. [CCBY oatsy40]