Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Trees’


Urban Forest Survey

Urban Forest Survey
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For 24 years, the Arbor Day Foundation has designated Pasadena as a “Tree City USA.” Within the City limits, 63,500 trees are growing and under the care of the Pasadena Department of Public Works. Responsibilities include planting, small tree care, pruning, and, when necessary, removing public trees. Plantings and re-plantings include species such as Chinese […]

Trees, Trees, Innumerable Trees

Trees, Trees, Innumerable Trees

Did you know that Southern California is host and home to nearly a thousand species of woody perennials (aka trees)? Magnolia x soulangeana. Liquidambar styraciflua. Platanus racemosa. Tabebuia impetiginosa. Translation: Tulip Tree, American Sweet Gum, Western Sycamore, and Pink Trumpet Tree. According to Don Hodel, author of Exceptional Trees of Los Angeles County, we live […]

Loving Our Trees

Loving Our Trees

Our city of Pasadena lost close to 1,100 trees during the hurricane-force windstorm. Additionally, some 70 trees were seriously damaged in local parks; their chances of survival are currently being assessed. The Pasadena Community Foundation is teaming up with Pasadena Beautiful Foundation and has established the Windstorm Tree Fund to raise money to buy and […]

The Day God Sneezed

The Day God Sneezed

Thanks to Hometown Pasadena friend Claudia Bailey for pointing us to the video made by Ryan Weber, a Valley resident who works in South Pasadena. It’s his narrated drive-through of South Pas on the day after the Wind From Hell hit town. Check it out:

Armory Opening: The Trees on My Block

Armory Opening: The Trees on My Block

Speaking of trees, the Armory has a new installation up, a collection of about 90 oil paintings by Pasadena artist Elizabeth Saveri. As you can probably discern, the paintings are all of trees (or tree leaves or tree seedpods) on her block. That block is Heather Square, in the neighborhood of Washington Square. The paintings […]

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