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New Start Community Garden serves both students and community

New Start Community Garden serves both students and community

By Omie Drawhorn The New Start Community Garden serving Burien, is more than just a place to grow plants, fruits and vegetables. It provides a way for community members to connect with each other, said... [Read more]

New Start Community Garden holding Open House on Saturday, Feb. 17

New Start Community Garden holding Open House on Saturday, Feb. 17

Local non-profit New Start Community Garden will be holding an Open House on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the garden, located at New Start High School. They will have two free workshops about... [Read more]

Gardeners wanted for New Start Community Garden

Gardeners wanted for New Start Community Garden

Plots are currently available at the newly created New Start Community Garden, located at 614 SW 120th Street. Rent a 100 square foot plot for $25 (inquire if you need financial assistance). Print out... [Read more]

Win a Native Tree at giveaway at Opening Day of Burien Farmers Market Thursday

Win a Native Tree at giveaway at Opening Day of Burien Farmers Market Thursday

Stop by the Nature Stewards booth at the Burien Farmer’s Market Opening Day – this Thursday, May 4 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. – for a chance to win a Native Tree! They’ll also have veggie garden... [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]

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

The Burien Community Garden has some new artwork – thanks to local artist Alina Gridley, the Green House at the gardens is now graced with colorful flowers, vegetables and a butterfly made from recycled... [Read more]

Enjoy Full Tilt Ice Cream with Ciscoe Morris at Highline SeaTac Garden Aug. 19

Enjoy Full Tilt Ice Cream with Ciscoe Morris at Highline SeaTac Garden Aug. 19

Click image to see larger version. Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden will be presenting its 6th annual Ice Cream Social and 10th Anniversary Party on Sunday, Aug. 19, with special guest celeb gardener Ciscoe... [Read more]

Enjoy ‘The Arts in the Garden’ at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden in July

Enjoy ‘The Arts in the Garden’ at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden in July

Enjoy ‘The Arts in The Garden at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden this July! “Join us for three wonderful events that celebrate the beauty and inspiration of the garden in July,” reads... [Read more]

Help Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden at 1st Tuesday Garden Care July 3

Help Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden at 1st Tuesday Garden Care July 3

Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden’s monthly 1st Tuesday Garden Care Invitational will be Tuesday, July 3 at the Garden, and volunteers are needed.  From Noon till dark each month, the Garden Manager... [Read more]

Sponsored Post BTB Welcomes Returning Advertiser Lavina Mays Garden, Gifts & Home Decor

BTB Welcomes Returning Advertiser Lavina Mays Garden, Gifts & Home Decor

We’d like to welcome Lavina Mays Garden, Gifts and Home Decor in the Burien part of Normandy Park back as advertisers on B-Town Blog. This time they’re using our ever popular coupon section... [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]

From 1 Burien Apartment, 9 Americorps Members Are Helping Kids Grow

From 1 Burien Apartment, 9 Americorps Members Are Helping Kids Grow

Americorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), team Gold One, consisting of nine members living in one apartment in Burien, is spending the summer not watching TV, but teaching kids about urban gardening... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Lavina Mays to Open in Burien/Normandy Park on July 13

Lavina Mays to Open in Burien/Normandy Park on July 13

The pricing is done, the staging is nearly complete, and we’re all about to enjoy the opening of a new store in the Burien/Normandy Park area. It’s called Lavina Mays (La-vine-a M-a-z-e). ... [Read more]

Get Free Help At These Upcoming Burien Master Gardener Clinics

Get Free Help At These Upcoming Burien Master Gardener Clinics

With the recent wet spring weather, and the subsequent blooming (and bugs!) that’s suddenly happening, it’s likely that you’ve got some questions about your garden, lawn or yard, or that... [Read more]

Burien Boasts Bountiful And Botanical “Bee-Patches”

Burien Boasts Bountiful And Botanical “Bee-Patches”

by Rob Johnson In case anyone didn’t know, Burien now boasts a wonderful community garden at 437 SW 144th, behind the old Community Center. Many of the gardeners are folks who are just getting back... [Read more]

Sponsored Post New Advertiser Rodda And Sons Creates Beautiful Outdoor Living Spaces

New Advertiser Rodda And Sons Creates Beautiful Outdoor Living Spaces

Can you imagine having a job where you work with plants? Where you view a yard as a useable space to create something beautiful, functional and livable?  New B-Town Blog Advertiser Rodda and Sons... [Read more]

Master Gardeners Returning To Burien For Free Consultation Twice A Week

Master Gardeners Returning To Burien For Free Consultation Twice A Week

If it’s springtime, then it’s time for Master Gardeners to return to Burien like swallows to Capistrano, to help all us non-green thumbers with gardening and pest control questions for no charge. These... [Read more]

For $24, You Can Get A 75-Square Foot Garden Plot From Burien Parks

For $24, You Can Get A 75-Square Foot Garden Plot From Burien Parks

For just $24, you can get a 75-square foot garden plot from the Burien Parks Department next to the current Community Center at 425 SW 144 Street. Application forms will be available April 19th online... [Read more]

“Creating A Garden Community” At Sustainable Burien Meeting Mar. 14

“Creating A Garden Community” At Sustainable Burien Meeting Mar. 14

“Creating a Sustainable Gardening Community” will be the main topic at the next Sustainable Burien meeting at 2pm on Sunday, March 14th at the Burien Library. The speaker will be Craig Bye,... [Read more]

Sustainable Burien Holding Garden/Birthday Party At B/ IAS On Saturday, Aug. 8th

Sustainable Burien Holding Garden/Birthday Party At B/ IAS On Saturday, Aug. 8th

The good folks at Sustainable Burien are holding a party to celebrate both their new garden beds (see our report here) as well as their one-year anniversary at the Burien Interim Art Space on Saturday,... [Read more]

Sustainable Burien Installs Community Gardens At B/ IAS

Sustainable Burien Installs Community Gardens At B/ IAS

Sustainable Burien has installed four community gardens at the Interim Art Space, with the hopes of developing a place where residents can grow sustainable food. “Right now we’re just trying... [Read more]

Parkside Garden Club Plant Sale Is Sat. May 2nd

Parkside Garden Club Plant Sale Is Sat. May 2nd

The Parkside Garden Club will be holding its annual plant sale to benefit local charities as well as scholarships at both the UW and WSU on Saturday, May 2nd from 9am to 4pm in the Albertson’s parking lot at First Avenue South and South 160th Street (map below).

A large variety of plants will be available, all reasonably priced.

Come early for best selection or late for best prices…

Our Latest Advertiser Is Herr Backyard Garden Center!

Our Latest Advertiser Is Herr Backyard Garden Center!

Welcome our latest Advertiser – Herr Backyard Garden Center! You can always tell when Spring is upon us: the camelia buds are ready to burst open, the roses need their first hard prune, the primroses... [Read more]

New Ace Hardware Is Open; Celebration Starts Mar. 20th

New Ace Hardware Is Open; Celebration Starts Mar. 20th

It actually “soft opened” somewhat quietly on Jan. 2nd, but we wanted to make sure everyone knew that Burien now has its very own hardware store – Ace Hardware, located at 14930 4th... [Read more]