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Sponsored PostLearn 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 PostMother’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 PostLearn 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 PostAdvertiser 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 PostEnjoy 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]