Gardening Section

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]

Get Advice At These FREE Master Gardener Clinics In June

Get Advice At These FREE Master Gardener Clinics In June

Spring is bloomin’, and if your garden is anything like ours, it’s likely exploding with leaves, flowers, pollen (achoo!) and yes, even weird icky bugs you’ve never seen before, and you’ve... [Read more]

The June 11th Highline Garden Tour Is For The Birds And The Bees

The June 11th Highline Garden Tour Is For The Birds And The Bees

Retirement has been busy for Jerry Wick. Since selling his J & W Septic Service a few years ago, he’s tackled all of those projects and hobbies he’s always dreamed of doing – metal detecting,... [Read more]

Discover Burien Seeking Volunteers For Highline Garden Tour June 11th

Discover Burien Seeking Volunteers For Highline Garden Tour June 11th

Discover Burien (we’re members–join here) has offered to help out at the upcoming Highline Garden Tour, which will take place Saturday, June 11th and guess what? They’re seeking Volunteers! According... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Burien Tree Service – With A 20% Off Coupon!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Burien Tree Service – With A 20% Off Coupon!

We’d like to welcome our latest Advertiser, local company Burien Tree Service, accomplished in a wide range of tree-related services as well as a variety of general home services. Matt McCluskey... [Read more]

Get Free Advice At Six Burien Master Gardener Clinics In May

Get Free Advice At Six Burien Master Gardener Clinics In May

Spring may finally be arriving, and despite it being only a few weeks late, it’s likely that you’ve got some questions about your suddenly-blooming garden, lawn, yard, or those pests that have... [Read more]

Get Free Advice At Four Burien Master Gardener Clinics In April

Get Free Advice At Four Burien Master Gardener Clinics In April

With the recent wet spring weather (was that snow the other night?), and the subsequent blooming that’s  happening or about to happen, it’s likely that you’ve got some questions about... [Read more]

FREE Donuts Await Volunteers At Arbor Lake Work Party Saturday

FREE Donuts Await Volunteers At Arbor Lake Work Party Saturday

Volunteers are needed for an Invasive Plant Removal work party at Arbor Lake this Saturday, Nov. 20th from 9am – 11am. Helpers are encouraged to come lend a hand to make this lake a nicer place by removing... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed To Help Clean Seahurst Park Saturday

Volunteers Needed To Help Clean Seahurst Park Saturday

There will be a “Work Party” (wait…isn’t that an oxymoron?) at Seahurst Park on Saturday, Oct. 23rd, from 10am – Noon, with the intention of cleaning up blackberries and ivy. Volunteers... [Read more]

PHOTO: Workers Trim Walking Path At Lake Burien School Memorial Park

PHOTO: Workers Trim Walking Path At Lake Burien School Memorial Park

Genaro Gonzales, of TruGreen LandCare, uses a shovel to trim the edges of the walking path at Lake Burien School Memorial Park Tuesday morning while Luis Franco, in back, shovels piles of loose soil and... [Read more]

Final Shorewood Park Work Party Of The Year Is This Saturday, Oct. 9th

Final Shorewood Park Work Party Of The Year Is This Saturday, Oct. 9th

The folks at Shorewood on the Sound Blog say that the final Shorewood Park Work Party of the year is this Saturday, Oct. 9th, starting at 10am. Volunteers are meeting at the park entrance on 28th Place... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get Your Garden Ready For Winter At Advertiser Herr Backyard Garden Center

Get Your Garden Ready For Winter At Advertiser Herr Backyard Garden Center

Face facts, winter is just around the corner. Advertiser Herr Backyard Garden Center wants to remind our readers of just of a few of the tasks you need to complete in your garden before it’s ready... [Read more]