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Guide to Seattle’s 35th Annual ‘Festival of Trees’

Since 1978, Seattle has enjoyed the beautiful “Festival of Trees”, a display of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, each with its own unique theme and style.

11/06/2012

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Space Needle Is Turning Green With New Design

Seattle-native Nicole Commins is officially the first person to ever have his or her personal design painted on top of the Space Needle’s roof. Commins’ design called “trees” racked up the most votes in this year’s #TopThis roof contest.

CBS Seattle–10/23/2012

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Seattle Arbor Day Celebration Invites You on October 20

On Saturday, October 20, you and your family are invited to join Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn celebrate Arbor Day and plant new trees!

10/17/2012

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Guide to WA Hard Cider Distilleries

If you are new to hard cider, it’s worth a try. Locally grown apples have put the Northwest on the map for delicious hard apple cider. Here are some of our favorite Washington cider makers.

10/11/2012

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Valuable Trees Destroyed in Arboretum

Authorities say vandals have destroyed eight recently planted trees in Seattle’s Washington Park Arboretum.

05/05/2012

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Best Arbor Day Observances Around the Sound

The first Arbor Day was held in Nebraska in 1872, and nearly one million trees were planted that day. We celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees, volunteering to clean up outside, and celebrating our lush Northwest Landscape. Here are some of our favorite Arbor Day events….

04/02/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?

03/19/2012

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Best Spring Gardening Classes and Events

If your green thumb is telling you it’s time to get gardening, here are some Puget Sound nurseries and events where you can get great tips and pick up supplies to get your spring garden started.

03/16/2012

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Over 20 Trees near WA Capitol Set to Be Removed

The recent snow and ice storm in western Washington damaged numerous trees at the Capitol and surrounding areas, including some historic ones that are more than 100 years old.

01/27/2012

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South Puget Sound, Portland Area Getting Worst of Snow Storm

The snow that moved across Washington on Wednesday seems to be heaviest in the southwest corner of the state. Meanwhile, high winds have begun hammering parts of the Oregon coast, knocking down trees and causing power outages.

01/18/2012

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