Category Archives: trees
Autumn 2020 in Wedgwood in northeast Seattle is bright with colorful trees. The arterial 35th Ave NE is lined with flame ash trees from the center of the neighborhood at NE 85th Street, northward to where 35th Ave NE merges … Continue reading
The flame ash street trees along 35th Ave NE in Wedgwood have been vibrant with color in the autumn season of 2019.
The Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle is rich with colorful trees in the autumn season, including the drive along 35th Ave NE with its street trees. Oranges and yellows abound, set off by pumpkin decorations. Two traditional activities in October … Continue reading
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
It was a rainy Sunday in Seattle but cherry trees in bloom signaled the hope of Spring.
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.
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
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
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