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Star Trails and Daffodil Fields

Star Trails and Daffodil Fields, originally uploaded by mfakphoto.

Location: Skagit Valley, Washington State
Date: March 30, 2013
Copyright and comment: Mary Austin-Keller

The Pacific Northwest is a beautiful part of the country and we have fantastic daffodil and tulip fields in the Skagit Valley of Washington State. The winter and spring weather, however is usually overcast and rainy. But Mother Nature surprised us one night with a completely clear evening and night! After photographing the gorgeous daffodils at sunset, I stayed to watch the stars come out to play and dance against the night sky. A rare treat for March in Washington.

Daffodil Fields in La Conner, Washington

Photographer Ursula Haigh tells us about this March 18, 2010 image, which is geotagged on the flickr page: It’s hard to tell the type, since this photo was taken from Best Road on our way to La Conner, WA, but the unmistakable colour is proof that these are the beginning of many more daffodils & narcissus that will fill the Skagit Valley bulb fields prior to the arrival of the tulips later this month!

According to the Skagit Valley Bulb Festival hotline, the Daffodils are about a month ahead of schedule due to the unseasonably warm weather. They said the tulips are up and should be in colour at the end of March. If you plan to attend ~ don’t delay the beauty in these lovely fields is fleeting!

Here’s a photo set posted by Ursula Haigh titled “Road Trip to Skagit Valley”, if you would like to see more photos of the daffodil fields and the La Conner area.

Here is information about the Skagit Valley blooms, from our website Daffodil Festivals Fields and Gardens 2010, with a link to the Skagit Valley Bulb Festival hotline.

Here is information about the Daffodil Festival in Washington State, from our website Daffodil Festivals Fields and Gardens 2010.