Gardening Section

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]

Annual Parkside Garden Club Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 4

Annual Parkside Garden Club Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 4

The annual Parkside Garden Club Plant Sale is coming to the Five Corner Albertson’s parking lot from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on May 4.  All proceeds will benefit local student scholarships, beautification... [Read more]

Burien Master Gardeners are Back for the Spring and Summer Season

Burien Master Gardeners are Back for the Spring and Summer Season

Burien Master Gardeners are back with FREE advice for the Spring and Summer seasons, appearing at the Burien Library on Wednesdays as well as Furney’s Nursery on Saturdays. Master Gardener volunteers... [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]

Volunteers Needed for Walker Preserve Invasive Plant Removal Party Saturday

Volunteers Needed for Walker Preserve Invasive Plant Removal Party Saturday

Volunteers are needed for an invasive plant removal work party at Walker Preserve this Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. “Since 2008, volunteers in Walker Preserve have removed large... [Read more]

REMINDER: Walker Preserve Invasive Plant Removal Work Party is Saturday

REMINDER: Walker Preserve Invasive Plant Removal Work Party is Saturday

REMINDER: The Walker Preserve Invasive Plant Removal Work Party is this Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – and volunteers are still needed to help. “Since 2008, volunteers in Walker... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Put Your Garden to Bed for the Season & Save with a Coupon from Burien Bark!

Put Your Garden to Bed for the Season & Save with a Coupon from Burien Bark!

Please welcome back our returning Advertiser Burien Bark, which is offering a great Coupon you can print yourself! This local institution continues to deliver the same friendly and knowledgeable service... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed for 2 Upcoming Work Parties: Walker Preserve & Miller Creek

Volunteers Needed for 2 Upcoming Work Parties: Walker Preserve & Miller Creek

Volunteers are needed for two upcoming work parties – in both Walker Preserve and Miller Creek – coming up Saturday, Oct. 20 (Walker Preserve) and Wednesday, Oct. 24 (Miller Creek). “Since 2008,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Pottery & Annuals are Hot at Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines

Pottery & Annuals are Hot at Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens says “Summertime is beautiful here, so come on down…

Get Gardening Questions Answered by Experts FREE at Master Gardener Clinics

Get Gardening Questions Answered by Experts FREE at Master Gardener Clinics

The Burien Master Gardener’s Clinic is an ongoing, FREE service for local gardeners, where experts answer questions about plants, insects and just about anything else you might find in your garden. “Get... [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]

Highline Garden Tour to Focus on Rain Gardens & More Saturday, June 9

Highline Garden Tour to Focus on Rain Gardens & More Saturday, June 9

The Highline Garden Tour will focus on rain gardens in Seahurst, as well as plein air artists and much more from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. The self-guided tour will cover Burien, SeaTac and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens Now Open Every Saturday

Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens Now Open Every Saturday

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

Get Gardening Questions Answered by Experts FREE at Master Gardener Clinics

Get Gardening Questions Answered by Experts FREE at Master Gardener Clinics

The Burien Master Gardener’s Clinic is an ongoing, FREE service for local gardeners, where experts answer questions about plants, insects and just about anything else you might find in your garden. “Get... [Read more]

Deadline to Apply for Burien Community Garden Program is Friday, April 6

Deadline to Apply for Burien Community Garden Program is Friday, April 6

If you want to grow your own in Burien’s Community Garden, you’d best turn in your Application soon, as the deadline is Friday, April 6. Burien’s Community Garden Program is open to all city... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Our latest Advertiser – Devonshire Landscapes – has a Great Coupon!

Our latest Advertiser – Devonshire Landscapes – has a Great Coupon!

Now that Spring has sprung and plants are starting to grow again, there’s really no better time than now to welcome our latest Advertiser – Devonshire Landscapes – to The B-Town Blog! Based near... [Read more]

Get FREE Gardening Advice At Three Master Gardener Clinics In July

Get FREE Gardening Advice At Three Master Gardener Clinics In July

Summer may or may not actually be ‘here’ yet to us humans, but regardless, plants are still growing, bugs are still invading, and you’ve probably got some questions you’d like answered. Did... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center Offering Free Yard Care Workshop July 12th

Environmental Science Center Offering Free Yard Care Workshop July 12th

Join Burien’s Environmental Science Center for a FREE workshop on natural yard care on Tuesday, July 12th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Burien Library. Here are the details: WHAT: Natural Yard Care:... [Read more]