Gardening Section

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]

Volunteers Needed To Help Clean Up Seahurst Park This Saturday

Volunteers Needed To Help Clean Up Seahurst Park This Saturday

Volunteers are needed to help clean up Seahurst Park this Saturday, Sept. 25th, from 10am – Noon. Work will happen at the top area of the North Maintenance Road, and volunteers are asked to meet... [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]

Two Park Cleanups Going On In Burien This Weekend

Two Park Cleanups Going On In Burien This Weekend

As is usually the case in Burien, there are volunteer park cleanups going on this weekend, with two of note: 1. SHOREWOOD PARK: Saturday 8/14/10, 10 am-12 pm: The Shorewood event is scheduled at Shorewood... [Read more]

Sustainable Burien’s Sunday Meeting Moved To Community Garden

Sustainable Burien’s Sunday Meeting Moved To Community Garden

The good folks at Sustainable Burien want our Readers to know that their next meeting, set for this Sunday, Aug. 8th, is being moved from the usual spot at the new library to Burien’s Community Gardens,... [Read more]

FREE Ice Cream With Ciscoe Morris At Highline/SeaTac Gardens Aug. 15th

FREE Ice Cream With Ciscoe Morris At Highline/SeaTac Gardens Aug. 15th

Highline/SeaTac Botanical Gardens will be hosting their annual “Ice Cream Social and Plant Sale” on Sunday, Aug. 15th, with special guest Ciscoe Morris and FREE ice cream to the first 300 guests. Here... [Read more]

Cool Down By Whackin’ Weeds At Local Parks This Weekend

Cool Down By Whackin’ Weeds At Local Parks This Weekend

Summer’s finally here, and what better way to embrace it than by whackin’ weeds at local parks? Volunteers are needed at two local parks, to help remove invasive plants like ivy, blackberry... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: New Garden And Gift Store Opening In Burien

B-TOWN BIZ: New Garden And Gift Store Opening In Burien

by Janet Grella There’s a new Garden, Gifts and Home Decor store opening in the Burien/Normandy Park area in mid-July. It’s called Lavina Mays. The owners are Normandy Park residents Alan McGuire... [Read more]

Steve Richmond Of Garden Cycles At Sustainable Burien’s Next Meeting

Steve Richmond Of Garden Cycles At Sustainable Burien’s Next Meeting

Steve Richmond of Garden Cycles will talk about invasive plant issues as it relates to ecosystem health and more at the next Sustainable Burien meeting, at 2pm on Sunday, July 11th at the Burien Library. Steve... [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]

Miller Creek Restoration Party Is Saturday, May 15th from 9am – 11am

Miller Creek Restoration Party Is Saturday, May 15th from 9am – 11am

Looking for a great way to celebrate the weather and do good for Mother Nature in your neighborhood? The answer is simple: go to the Miller Creek Restoration Party on Saturday, May 15th from 9am –... [Read more]

Walker Wetland Invasive Plant Removal Work Party Is Saturday, May 1st

Walker Wetland Invasive Plant Removal Work Party Is Saturday, May 1st

King County Miller/Walker Creek Steward Dennis Clark wants our hard-working Readers to know that there will be an invasive plane removal work party at the Walker Wetland this Saturday, May 1st, from 9am... [Read more]

(2010) Parkside Garden Club Holding Plant Sale At Albertsons May 1st

(2010) Parkside Garden Club Holding Plant Sale At Albertsons May 1st

The Parkside Garden Club will be holding its annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 1st from 9am – 3pm at the Albertsons parking lot near the intersection of SW 160th and First Ave South. They’ll be... [Read more]