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Sponsored Post Be ready for the Holidays at Iris & Peony’s ‘Chopped’ class this Thursday

Be ready for the Holidays at Iris & Peony’s ‘Chopped’ class this Thursday

It’s time for the next set of design classes, at the home of Burien’s best blooms Iris & Peony. All their holiday offerings make you the creator of your own special holiday home ambiance, including... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien’s Iris & Peony graces back-to-back covers of Seattle Bride Magazine

Burien’s Iris & Peony graces back-to-back covers of Seattle Bride Magazine

It seems we aren’t the only ones who recognize the unique beauty and creativity of floral artistry found at Burien’s own Iris & Peony – the editors of Seattle Bride Magazine agree that the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Remember Mom this Sunday, May 14 with Flowers or Gifts from Iris & Peony!

Remember Mom this Sunday, May 14 with Flowers or Gifts from Iris & Peony!

Running out of time to find the perfect way to celebrate the Moms in your life? Burien’s freshest blooms and most thoughtful gifts are only a phone call away. Whether she is near or far, you can delight... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Just another dreary day in the rain in Burien :)

PHOTOS: Just another dreary day in the rain in Burien :)

Courtesy Elston Hill comes this photo gallery taken on ‘another dreary day’ in Burien: Another dreary day. Can you believe it? We just spent a month in Wyoming and Alberta. Cold? Yes. But it... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Save $10 on your Valentine Roses at Advertiser Iris & Peony!

Save $10 on your Valentine Roses at Advertiser Iris & Peony!

Most folks agree that “Burien’s Best Blooms” come from locally owned Iris & Peony. Customers often remark that their premium flowers are fresher and more artfully arranged than any... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 20% Off Black Friday extends to Small Business Saturday at Iris & Peony

20% Off Black Friday extends to Small Business Saturday at Iris & Peony

Elegant gifts are within budget at local gem Iris & Peony during their Black Friday and Small business Saturday 20% off annual sale – starting this Friday, Nov. 25! Everything in the shop is 20%... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn the secret to gracious Fall Centerpieces with Iris & Peony on Nov. 21

Learn the secret to gracious Fall Centerpieces with Iris & Peony on Nov. 21

“You made that?” Your guests may exclaim in surprise, but not Robyn Desimone from Advertiser Iris & Peony. That’s because she’s going to share her secrets with you at a special... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn how to create Fall Foliage Baskets with Iris & Peony at The Point Oct. 11

Learn how to create Fall Foliage Baskets with Iris & Peony at The Point Oct. 11

Bring texture and interest to your home decor and check out one of Burien’s tasteful new hangouts – “The Point” Liquor and eats will play host to Iris & Peony founder and all around... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn how to create a tasteful Container Herb Garden with Iris & Peony July 12

Learn how to create a tasteful Container Herb Garden with Iris & Peony July 12

Discover the joy of fresh herbs and check out one of Burien’s tasteful new hangouts – “The Point” Liquor and eats will play host to Iris & Peony founder and all around good gal,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Gregory Heights residents want to share their beautiful Foxglove

PHOTOS: Gregory Heights residents want to share their beautiful Foxglove

Burien homeowners Tom and Linda Dike invite the community to drive by and see the beautiful foxglove growing along their picket fence, located at the corner of 12th Ave SW & SW 160th Street in Gregory... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Mother’s Day blooms bright at Advertiser Iris & Peony Floral and Home

Mother’s Day blooms bright at Advertiser Iris & Peony Floral and Home

Hanging Baskets are in! Get them while they last! Good advice from the Iris & Peony Facebook page highlights hanging baskets to delight Mom on her special day. Brimming baskets of Fuschias or Petunias... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn how to create breathtaking Centerpieces at Iris & Peony Wed. Mar. 23

Learn how to create breathtaking Centerpieces at Iris & Peony Wed. Mar. 23

“You made that?” Your guests may exclaim in surprise, but not Robyn Desimone from new Advertiser Iris and Peony. That’s because she’s going to share her secrets with you at a... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Trilliums plentiful at Walker Preserve in Normandy Park

PHOTOS: Trilliums plentiful at Walker Preserve in Normandy Park

Trilliums were plentiful on WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walkers’ trek through Walker Preserve in Normandy Park Wednesday morning (March 16), as photographed by resident Elston Hill (click... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Flowers are blooming in Burien

PHOTOS: Flowers are blooming in Burien

Resident Elston Hill was out and about before the big storm(s), and took some great photos of flowers and plant life he found while walking around the neighborhood. “Spring is definitely coming to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Spring is starting to spring in Burien

PHOTOS: Spring is starting to spring in Burien

While the official first day of Spring won’t be until March 20 (at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time), evidence that the Groundhog was correct abound, as seen in these great photos – showing that Spring is... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Makeshift tribute set up for missing Vendor at Burien Farmers Market

PHOTOS: Makeshift tribute set up for missing Vendor at Burien Farmers Market

As we previously reported, Moua Vang, a longtime flower Vendor at the Burien Farmers Market, went missing in Lakewood on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Event Manager Debra George told The B-Town Blog that they honored Moua’s absence... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Iris & Peony Floral and Gift Shop will open to public this Friday

B-TOWN BIZ: Iris & Peony Floral and Gift Shop will open to public this Friday

Burien’s newest business – Iris & Peony – will officially open to the public this Friday, May 1 at 9 a.m. Iris & Peony is conveniently located in downtown Burien at 441 SW 152nd Street,... [Read more]

Tom Gehl’s retirement Open House will be this Sunday, March 1

Tom Gehl’s retirement Open House will be this Sunday, March 1

This Sunday (March 1) will be a very special day, long awaited for Tom Gehl and his wife Jolene, owners of Gehl’s Flowers and Gifts located in downtown Burien. Tom opened Gehl’s Flowers & Gifts... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After 44 years, Gehl Flowers & Gifts’ Owner is retiring

INTERN’S VIEW: After 44 years, Gehl Flowers & Gifts’ Owner is retiring

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School Rewind with me back to 1971 (long long before I was born)… The Beatles broke up, we had soldiers in Vietnam (and protests... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens: Tell ‘em ‘Springtime Sent You!’

Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens: Tell ‘em ‘Springtime Sent You!’

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens reminds our readers “Spring is here, so come on down!” “We’re the best place for plants in the South end,” says Lyn Robinson of Zenith... [Read more]

South King County Flower & Garden Show Coming to SeaTac Saturday, April 13

South King County Flower & Garden Show Coming to SeaTac Saturday, April 13

The South King County Flower & Garden Show – a fundraiser for the SeaTac Rotary Club – will be held on Saturday, April 13 at the SeaTac Community Center from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. This is the event’s... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Of All the Things to Steal…Flowers?’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Of All the Things to Steal…Flowers?’

Late Friday evening someone pulled into my driveway on 6th Ave S., and I didn’t think anything of it. Saturday morning when I picked up my paper off the lawn, I discovered that a hanging basket off... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Enjoy The Holiday Cheer At Gehl’s Open House On Sunday, December 5th

Enjoy The Holiday Cheer At Gehl’s Open House On Sunday, December 5th

Tom Gehl of Gehl Flowers and Gifts wants to invite all B-Town readers and their friends and families to stop by his Christmas Open House on Sunday, December 5th from 11 AM to 5 PM. There will be plenty... [Read more]

PHOTO FRIDAY: Welcome To The B-Patch

PHOTO FRIDAY: Welcome To The B-Patch

Photos by Michael Brunk With this Sunday’s upcoming B-Patch Garden Day we though it would be a good time to swing by the community garden and check things out for ourselves. We were amazed at how... [Read more]