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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]

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]

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!