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Sponsored Post Mother’s Day blooms bright at Advertiser Iris & Peony Floral and Home

Mother’s Day blooms bright at Advertiser Iris & Peony Floral and Home

Hanging Baskets are in! Get them while they last! Good advice from the Iris & Peony Facebook page highlights hanging baskets to delight Mom on her special day. Brimming baskets of Fuschias or Petunias... [Read more]

May Plant Sale will be at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden on Saturday, May 7

May Plant Sale will be at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden on Saturday, May 7

A ‘May Plant Sale’ will be held at the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This sale is co-hosted by: Puget Sound Fuchsia Society Puget Sound Daylily... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Trilliums plentiful at Walker Preserve in Normandy Park

PHOTOS: Trilliums plentiful at Walker Preserve in Normandy Park

Trilliums were plentiful on WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walkers’ trek through Walker Preserve in Normandy Park Wednesday morning (March 16), as photographed by resident Elston Hill (click... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Flowers are blooming in Burien

PHOTOS: Flowers are blooming in Burien

Resident Elston Hill was out and about before the big storm(s), and took some great photos of flowers and plant life he found while walking around the neighborhood. “Spring is definitely coming to... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore Miller Creek on Friday, Dec. 11

Volunteers needed to help restore Miller Creek on Friday, Dec. 11

Volunteers are needed to help restore Miller Creek by planting natives on Friday, Dec. 11. “Join your neighbors as we restore the forest around Miller and Walker Creeks – we will plant over... [Read more]

Restore Miller-Walker Creeks by planting natives on Nov. 6 and Nov. 14

Restore Miller-Walker Creeks by planting natives on Nov. 6 and Nov. 14

Volunteers are needed to help restore Miller-Walker Creeks by planting native plants on Friday, Nov. 6 and Saturday, Nov. 14. “Join your neighbors as we restore the forest around Miller and Walker... [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]

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

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

The Parkside Garden Club will be holding a Plant Sale from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 at the Five Corner Albertson’s parking lot at SW 160th and 1st Ave South. WHEN: Saturday, May 2th,... [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]

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]

Sponsored Post Learn the ‘Secrets of Hummingbirds & Butterflies’ at Zenith Holland Saturday

Learn the ‘Secrets of Hummingbirds & Butterflies’ at Zenith Holland Saturday

Zenith Holland Gardens, blog advertiser, presents guest speaker Cyndi Stuart this Saturday, July 19th, at 10 a.m. Cyndi will share secrets of Hummingbirds, Butterflies and the best plants to grow to invite... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens: Tell ‘em ‘Springtime Sent You!’

Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens: Tell ‘em ‘Springtime Sent You!’

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens reminds our readers “Spring is here, so come on down!” “We’re the best place for plants in the South end,” says Lyn Robinson of Zenith... [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]

Volunteers needed to help restore  Walker Preserve this Saturday, April 19

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, April 19

Volunteers are needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. – Noon. “No experience is required!” reads an announcement. “We will remove invasive plants... [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]

Become a Washington Native Plant Society Native Plant Steward

Become a Washington Native Plant Society Native Plant Steward

Become a Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) Native Plant Steward and help restore King County’s forests! The Washington Native Plant Society and the cities of Kenmore, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Sammamish,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for invasive plant removal at Walker Preserve Saturday

Volunteers needed for invasive plant removal at Walker Preserve Saturday

Volunteers are needed to help plant native plants and remove invasive ones from 9 a.m. – Noon this Saturday, Oct. 19; here’s the scoop: Since 2008, volunteers in Walker Preserve have removed large... [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]

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]

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]