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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]

PHOTO FRIDAY: Celebrate Hayfever Season With Photos Of Flowers

PHOTO FRIDAY: Celebrate Hayfever Season With Photos Of Flowers

Spring is here, and with it comes nicer, longer days, blooming flowers, and everyone’s favorite – HAYFEVER! To celebrate these sensational seasonal sniffles, today’s Photo Friday is... [Read more]

(2010) Parkside Garden Club Holding Plant Sale At Albertsons May 1st

(2010) Parkside Garden Club Holding Plant Sale At Albertsons May 1st

The Parkside Garden Club will be holding its annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 1st from 9am – 3pm at the Albertsons parking lot near the intersection of SW 160th and First Ave South. They’ll be... [Read more]

Highline Botanical Garden Plant Sale Coming Saturday, May 1st

Highline Botanical Garden Plant Sale Coming Saturday, May 1st

Spring has sprung, plants are blooming and that can mean only two things: spiky, irritating pollens are invading the mucus membranes of humans everywhere; and the Highline SeaTac Botanical Gardens will... [Read more]

Free Pansies For First 100 Moms At Ace Hardware Sat./Sun.

Free Pansies For First 100 Moms At Ace Hardware Sat./Sun.

This Saturday and Sunday the first 100 mothers (each day) will receive a pansie with purchase.

Check out their new garden center while you’re there – all moms love flowers and Ace is the Place that’s got them!

Ace Hardware is located at 14903 4th Ave SW in Burien, and is open Sat. 8am-8pm and Sunday from 9am-6pm, plus weekdays 8am-8pm.

PHOTOS: Scenes From Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

PHOTOS: Scenes From Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Thursday, May 7th saw a rather blustery 2009 opening day of the Burien Farmers Market, and B-Town Photographer Michael Brunk was there to capture these photos:

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Farmer’s Market Opens; Vendors Anchored & Ready

Farmer’s Market Opens; Vendors Anchored & Ready

The first Burien Farmer’s Market of 2009 is officially open, and despite the weather gods breathing fiercely down our necks we’re fully anchored in and blogging live from a booth on the east side of the street right about in the middle of 10th Ave SW.

Some of the products you can expect today include:

  • Amazing handmade windchimes, located right next to us and giving us quite a musical show in today’s weather
  • Fresh flowers
  • Fresh vegetables
  • Potted plants
  • Handmade candles
  • Freshly-popped Kettle Corn
  • Handmade wooden birdhouses
  • Locally-made jams and jellies
  • Freshly-baked breads and pastries
  • Food samples from area restaurants
  • Much more – just come on over and check it out, and be sure to find us and say hi – we’ll be here until around 3pm!
Farmer's Market Open, Anchored Down & Ready

Farmer's Market Open, Anchored Down & Ready

Despite the threat of rain squalls and gusts of wind, all the merchants and tents at the weekly Burien Farmer’s Market are anchored down and open for business until 6pm. As usual, on hand today... [Read more]

Farmers Market Is Open And Ready For Ya…

Farmers Market Is Open And Ready For Ya…

The Burien Farmers Market is now open (and will be so until 6pm), the clouds are burning off, and there’s an entire block full of vendors selling all sorts of great, fresh and beautiful handmade... [Read more]

What To Get At Today’s Farmers Market

What To Get At Today’s Farmers Market

The Burien Farmers Market is open until 6pm, the skies are clearing, and there’s an entire block full of vendors selling all sorts of great, fresh and beautiful handmade stuff: Freshly baked breads... [Read more]

Get Yer Bloomin’ Plants At The Bloomin’ Plant Sale

Get Yer Bloomin’ Plants At The Bloomin’ Plant Sale

Has the recent pollen explosion got to you yet? If not (or if you’re on some effective meds, or just a very hardcore gardener), get yer bloomin’ self down to SW 152nd between 10th Ave SW and... [Read more]

Learn How To Prune Roses Saturday At Highline SeaTac Botanical Gardens

Learn How To Prune Roses Saturday At Highline SeaTac Botanical Gardens

Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden is hosting a special hands-on rose pruning demonstration (Editor’s Note: Ouch!) this Saturday, March 8th, from 10am to 2pm. Hosted by the Seattle Rose Society and... [Read more]