Gardening Section

Color a Butterfly Garden with the Master Gardeners during Thurs. Art Walk

Color a Butterfly Garden with the Master Gardeners during Thurs. Art Walk

The Master Gardeners will be at the Burien Library for the first Thursday Art Walk – to be held this Thursday, Aug. 4 – with information on creating your own butterfly gardens. Experts will be on... [Read more]

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library through Aug. 31

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library through Aug. 31

FREE Master Gardener Clinics are starting, and will be held Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 31 at the Burien Library. From 5 – 8 p.m., bring your gardening, plant problem, pest management... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Zenith Holland holding Summer Sale and they’re open daily!

Advertiser Zenith Holland holding Summer Sale and they’re open daily!

Friend of the blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines is always set to help you with all things garden and soil. And starting next week, take advantage of Zenith’s Summer Sale.... [Read more]

Highline Garden Tour will explore historic gardens on Saturday, June 11

Highline Garden Tour will explore historic gardens on Saturday, June 11

Featuring excellent views and good ideas for those with health restrictions, this is one garden to visit on the 2016 Highline Garden Tour, coming Saturday, June 11: Beginning 40 years ago, this gardener... [Read more]

Parkside Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 7

Parkside Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 7

Parkside Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Haggen’s Parking Lot, located near the intersection of SW 160th Street & 1st Ave South... [Read more]

REMINDER: Parkside Garden Club’s Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 2

REMINDER: Parkside Garden Club’s Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 2

REMINDER: 50 members of the Parkside Garden Club have each harvested 20 plants from well-tended gardens to provide a wide array of beautiful plants for a sale, which will be held this Saturday, May 2... [Read more]

Master Gardener Clinics start soon; here’s where to get free, expert advice

Master Gardener Clinics start soon; here’s where to get free, expert advice

FREE Master Gardener Clinics start soon, and will continue Saturdays at Furney’s Nursery and Wednesdays at the Burien Library. “Get answers to general gardening questions, learn about proper... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Zenith Holland now open five days a week in Des Moines

Zenith Holland now open five days a week in Des Moines

It’s Spring at Zenith Holland Gardens, now open 5 days a week, Wednesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.,  and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Proprietors Lyn and John have made many updates over the winter... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Salmon Creek Ravine Saturday morning

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Salmon Creek Ravine Saturday morning

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party at the Salmon Creek Ravine from 10 a.m. – Noon Saturday morning, Nov. 15. “Please dress WARMLY, in layers and wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty,”... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center holding free natural yard workshop this Sunday

Environmental Science Center holding free natural yard workshop this Sunday

Burien’s Environmental Science Center (ESC), WSU Extension Master Gardeners, Village Green Perennial Nursery, and Sustainable Burien with support from King County are sponsoring a FREE workshop for... [Read more]

Here’s the schedule for August’s FREE Master Gardening Clinics

Here’s the schedule for August’s FREE Master Gardening Clinics

Here’s the August schedule for the FREE Master Gardening Clinics: Wednesdays: August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27 Burien Master Gardener Clinic: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Burien Library 400 SW 152nd... [Read more]

Here’s the Master Gardener Clinic schedule for June

Here’s the Master Gardener Clinic schedule for June

Here’s the Master Gardening Schedule for the FREE June Clinics, held Wednesdays and Saturdays: Wednesdays, June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25 Burien Master Gardener Clinic: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Burien... [Read more]

Highline Botanical Garden Foundation holding May Plant Sale this Saturday

Highline Botanical Garden Foundation holding May Plant Sale this Saturday

The Highline Botanical Garden Foundation will hold its annual May Plant Sale this Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden located at 13735 24th Avenue South in SeaTac. Proceeds... [Read more]

Here’s the schedule for the FREE Master Gardener clinics in May

Here’s the schedule for the FREE Master Gardener clinics in May

Trained volunteer Master Gardeners are back with their regular free clinics, and here’s where you can find them during the month of May: Wednesdays: May 7, May 14, May 21, May 28 Burien Master Gardener... [Read more]

Free Master Gardener clinics are back, and here’s when/where to find them

Free Master Gardener clinics are back, and here’s when/where to find them

Trained volunteer Master Gardeners are back with their regular free clinics, and here’s where you can find them: Saturday, April 19 Burien Master Gardener Clinic: 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. at Furney’s... [Read more]

Learn why there’s a ‘Buzz about Mason Bees’ on Sunday, March 9

Learn why there’s a ‘Buzz about Mason Bees’ on Sunday, March 9

Learn why there’s a ‘Buzz about Mason Bees’ at a free Sustainable Burien presentation on Sunday, March 9 at the Burien Library. Here’s what you can expect: Coffee & Cookies... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Stop by Zenith Holland in Des Moines – where Summertime is Beautiful!

Stop by Zenith Holland in Des Moines – where Summertime is Beautiful!

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens says “Summertime is beautiful here, so come on down!” “We have the best plants in the south end,” said Lyn Robinson of Zenith Holland, which... [Read more]

Here’s the July schedule for the Burien Master Gardener Clinics

Here’s the July schedule for the Burien Master Gardener Clinics

Burien Master Gardeners continue with FREE advice, appearing at the Burien Library on Wednesdays as well as Furney’s Nursery on Saturdays. Master Gardener volunteers are trained para-professionals... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help spread mulch at Mathison Park Friday afternoon

Volunteers needed to help spread mulch at Mathison Park Friday afternoon

Volunteers are needed to help spread mulch chips at Mathison Park on Friday afternoon (May 31) from 4 – 6 p.m. “Gina O’Kelley completed her Aviation High School Project by restoring an area at... [Read more]

Gardeners will share their roots during Highline Garden Tour Saturday, June 8

Gardeners will share their roots during Highline Garden Tour Saturday, June 8

From Burien to Normandy Park to SeaTac, the folks whose gardens have been tapped for the 2013 Highline Garden Tour have been out in all kinds of weather this spring – weeding, pruning, composting and... [Read more]

Redondo’s PowellsWood Garden Gets Major Facelift, Set to Reopen

Redondo’s PowellsWood Garden Gets Major Facelift, Set to Reopen

by Greg Wright Summer is a great season to visit newly renovated PowellsWood Garden, 430 S. Dash Point Road. The garden will re-open its doors to the public, with a celebration on June 22nd and 23rd 2013.... [Read more]

Here’s the June schedule for the Burien Master Gardener Clinics

Here’s the June schedule for the Burien Master Gardener Clinics

Burien Master Gardeners continue with FREE advice, appearing at the Burien Library on Wednesdays as well as Furney’s Nursery on Saturdays. Master Gardener volunteers are trained para-professionals... [Read more]

Tickets for the June 8 Highline Garden Tour are on sale now

Tickets for the June 8 Highline Garden Tour are on sale now

Tickets for the Highline Historical Society’s 2013 Highline Garden Tour – set for Saturday, June 8 – are now on sale. This popular annual event allows participants to visit inspiring private... [Read more]