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Sponsored Post Get your Trees from Zenith Holland Nursery, a Holiday Tradition since 1907!

Get your Trees from Zenith Holland Nursery, a Holiday Tradition since 1907!

Established in 1907, Zenith Holland Nursery is the oldest continually operating business in Des Moines, and also the place for the freshest, most beautiful and distinctive trees to adorn your home and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Holiday excitement is Blooming at Zenith Holland Gardens – come and see!

Holiday excitement is Blooming at Zenith Holland Gardens – come and see!

Our friends at Zenith Holland Gardens are ready to help you celebrate the holidays with classes, special events and all the best in trees, plants, gifts and decor to make your home and garden merry and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Register today for Succulent Garden Class at Iris & Peony Thursday, Sept. 20

Register today for Succulent Garden Class at Iris & Peony Thursday, Sept. 20

With a snap in the air, fall is upon us, and that means it’s time to come back inside and feather our nests with harvest colors and maybe some spooky decor. It’s also time for floral classes once... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center & Sylvester honor Elizabeth Juarez with pathway

Environmental Science Center & Sylvester honor Elizabeth Juarez with pathway

Burien’s Environmental Science Center (ESC) recently collaborated with Sylvester Middle School – specifically Katelen Phelan’s class – to design and build a pollinator pathway to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Iris & Peony wants to remind you that Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13!

Iris & Peony wants to remind you that Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13!

Our friends at Iris and Peony want to remind you that now is a great time to order your Mother’s Day flowers. Not only will you save time, but you will have the pick of the posies and one more item... [Read more]

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market will be May 4 & 5

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market will be May 4 & 5

The King County Master Gardeners will be holding a Plant Sale & Garden Market on Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5. Find plants from Master Gardeners and specialty growers, quick tips about growing... [Read more]

Learn about Backyard Wildlife Habitats at Community Center on Sat., Mar. 31

Learn about Backyard Wildlife Habitats at Community Center on Sat., Mar. 31

Learn about Sustainable Gardening Practices help your garden to thrive and attract necessary pollinators: Co-Host is Taryn Koerker, A Founder of the New Start Community Garden in Burien 3 Peas in a Pod.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘If you want a Trillum plant . . . buy one that has been legally grown’

LETTER: ‘If you want a Trillum plant . . . buy one that has been legally grown’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Letter to the Editor: Your blog just posted... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Abundance of Trillium seen during recent WABI Weekday Walk

PHOTOS: Abundance of Trillium seen during recent WABI Weekday Walk

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos showing an abundance of Trilliums – a sure sign that spring has sprung – seen during a recent WABI Burien Weekday Walk through Walker Preserve in Normandy... [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]

PHOTOS: Contrary to perceptions, we live in a drought area…

PHOTOS: Contrary to perceptions, we live in a drought area…

Story & Photos by Elston Hill Contrary to perceptions, we live in a drought area during most of our growing season. Burien resident Shon Robinson (pictured below) specializes in assisting people plant... [Read more]

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library Thursday evenings

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library Thursday evenings

The King County Master Gardeners are back, answering questions abut plants and gardening and more every Thursday from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Library. This free service will run through September. Bring... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Remember Mom this Sunday, May 14 with Flowers or Gifts from Iris & Peony!

Remember Mom this Sunday, May 14 with Flowers or Gifts from Iris & Peony!

Running out of time to find the perfect way to celebrate the Moms in your life? Burien’s freshest blooms and most thoughtful gifts are only a phone call away. Whether she is near or far, you can delight... [Read more]

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the Parkside Garden Club

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the Parkside Garden Club

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] A blooming thank you to the Highline Community... [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]

After 70 years, historic business Furney’s Nursery will be closing

After 70 years, historic business Furney’s Nursery will be closing

After 70 years in business in Des Moines, Furney’s Nursery announced on Monday, April 24 that it will be closing at the end of May. Staff from the historic nursery, located at 21215 Pacific Highway... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Parkside Garden Club’s Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 6

SAVE THE DATE: Parkside Garden Club’s Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 6

PLANT SALE BOOKS TOO! Saturday, May 6th, 9 am-4 pm Parking lot at intersection of SW 160th Street & 1st Ave South, Burien (formerly Albertsons/Haggens and soon to be PCC). Including a large variety... [Read more]

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market will be May 5 & 6

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market will be May 5 & 6

The King County Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Market will be held Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6 at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture (3501 NE 41st St., Seattle): Friday, May 5: 4-8... [Read more]

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market will be May 5 & 6

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market will be May 5 & 6

The King County Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Market will be held on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture, located at 3501 NE 41st Street in Seattle. The weekend... [Read more]