Save Trees From Ivy, November 9th, 2013

Help save nearly 200 trees from an ivy infestation! Join us from 9am to 1pm on Nov 9th. Help Crown Hill Business Association and our neighbors, as well as a safety and technical team from SDOT to save our street trees along Holman road and NW 86th. There will likely be a partial road closure [...]

Free Trees from Seattle’s reLeaf Program

The City of Seattle is sponsoring a Trees For Neighborhoods program again this year. The program encourages residents to plant trees in their yards and along their streets. They city will provide residents:

Free trees Watering bags Training on proper planting and care Coupon for free Groco compost Ongoing care reminders and workshop opportunities

The [...]

Tree Ambassadors Needed

The City of Seattle is looking for people to volunteer as tree ambassadors to help with protecting and growing our urban forest.

The Tree Ambassador program empowers residents to become stewards of the urban forest and serve as resources for their local community. Tree Ambassadors will be trained in the basics of urban [...]

Tree Walk enjoyed by many

On September 11, 2010 over 50 people participated in a 90 minute walking tour of some of Crown Hill’s landmark trees. Attendees were primarily from the Crown Hill neighborhood, but also included residents from nearby neighborhoods and some from Maple Valley and Bellevue. The tour featured remnants of an old orchard sprawled across what are [...]

Free Trees

FREE TREES FOR YOUR YARD: APPLY NOW

Crown Hill residents are eligible to receive free trees for their yards through the City of Seattle’s reLeaf program. Only a limited number of trees are available, and Crown Hill is not the only eligible neighborhood, so make sure to submit your request as soon as possible. Here [...]

Crown Hill Tree Walk, Sept 11, 2010

Tree Walk Flyer (click to enlarge)

Ever wonder about some of those trees that are neighborhood landmarks, or have unusual foliage, beautiful flowers? Come join your neighbors for a walking tour of some of the special trees that grace Crown Hill’s private yards and public spaces. You’ll see remnants of an old orchard sprawled [...]

Trees for Seattle Neighborhoods

Here’s an opportunity to get some free trees from the city of Seattle. The city Department of Neighborhoods (DON) administers the Tree Fund to enhance the urban forest. Since 1972 the city estimates that Seattle’s urban forest tree cover has decreased from 40% to 22%. Trees play an important part in holding back stormwater surges, [...]

Summer Tree Fruit Tree Pruning Class

“City Fruit works neighborhood by neighborhood to help residential tree owners grow healthy fruit, to harvest and use what they can, and to share what they don’t need. City Fruit collaborates with others involved in local food production, climate protection, horticulture, food security and community-building to protect and optimize urban fruit trees.” They have [...]

Tree Survey Question (still looking for responses)

In August 2009 we published a tree survey questionnaire here. We got quite a few responses, but we’re looking for more. Our grant proposal is currently being reviewed has been approved for funding by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. If approved, We will contract with an arborist to survey the neighborhood for trees, but Crown [...]

Holman/15th Median Study Review

15th Near 85th Artists Concept

Thanks to everyone who filled out a survey questionnaire to help gauge community and business support for a vegetated median along portions of 15th Ave NW (from 83rd St to 87th St) and Holman Road (from 87th St to 12th Ave). The Holman Road / 15th Ave corridor is [...]

Crown Hill Tree Walk, Sept 11th, 2010

Crown Hill Neighbors’ tree walk with Arthur Lee Jacobson. See the full writeup here.

Where:

13th Ave NW and NW 95th September 11th 9AM

Family friendly walk to look at trees with one of Seattle’s foremost tree and plant experts to guide us through the treasures growing in our neighborhood.

Tree Pruning Class, Aug 14th, 2010

City Fruit will be hosting two Summer Fruit Tree pruning classes in Seattle this summer. These are hands on classes taught by some of the most experienced teachers in the area. To register: click on the link of the class you want to attend (These link to the class registration at Brown Paper Tickets). [...]

Tree Pruning Class July 17th 2010

City Fruit will be hosting two Summer Fruit Tree pruning classes in Seattle this summer. These are hands on classes taught by some of the most experienced teachers in the area. To register: click on the link of the class you want to attend (These link to the class registration at Brown Paper Tickets). [...]