Category Archives: trees

Wedgwood and the Inaugural Day Storm of 1993

It was January 20, 1993, the day of the inauguration of incoming president Bill Clinton, and I was watching the ceremony and events of the day on TV.  I lived in an apartment on the NE 77th Street side of … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms in March 2017

It was a rainy Sunday in Seattle but cherry trees in bloom signaled the hope of Spring.

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Wedgwood: A Leafy Neighborhood

Wedgwoodians love their neighborhood trees, including the Flame Ash street trees which line the arterial 35th Ave NE.  In addition to nurturing the trees that we already have, Wedgwoodians are enthusiastic about planting even more trees.

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Preserving Wedgwood’s Scarlet Oak Heritage Tree

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has an Urban Forestry division which maintains street trees.  In this June 2016 article from the SDOT blog, the tree crew explains the work which was done to preserve Wedgwood’s Scarlet Oak Heritage Tree … Continue reading

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In Love with the Trees of Seattle

Are you a Tree Lover?  Do you admire trees and tell others about your favorite trees?  The City of Seattle has a program just for you:  you can become a Tree Ambassador. The Tree Ambassador program is for those who … Continue reading

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Seattle Spring Season Plant Tours

Arthur Lee Jacobson is a Seattle resident with a life-long passion for plants.  He writes, teaches, and does hands-on gardening work for individuals and businesses.  As the season turns to spring, Mr. Jacobson leads walking tours of Seattle’s trees and … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves

The Wedgwood neighborhood of northeast Seattle, renowned for its beautiful trees, is a wonderland of color during the autumn season.  The flame ash street trees have turned crimson in October-November.  The street trees extend along 35th Ave NE beginning at NE … Continue reading

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