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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]

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]

City of Burien Plants Arbor Day Tree in Honor of Fred Henzi Wednesday

City of Burien Plants Arbor Day Tree in Honor of Fred Henzi Wednesday

The City of Burien planted a tree in Shorewood Park for Arbor Day, as well as to honor longtime volunteer Fred Henzi on Wednesday, April 10…

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]

Vandals Damage Tree at Cedarhurst Elementary School; District Removing It

Vandals Damage Tree at Cedarhurst Elementary School; District Removing It

A large Sycamore tree, nearly three-feet in diameter at the trunk, was being removed from Cedarhurst Elementary (611 S 132nd Street) Monday afternoon (April 8) after vandals cut into it over the weekend. “I... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed for Walker Preserve Invasive Plant Removal Party April 12

Volunteers Needed for Walker Preserve Invasive Plant Removal Party April 12

Volunteers are needed for an invasive plant removal work party at Walker Preserve from 2 – 5 p.m. on Friday, April 12. “Since 2008, volunteers in Walker Preserve have removed large amounts of invasive... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Why Did This Tree Have to Die?’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Why Did This Tree Have to Die?’

[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:] Click image to see larger version. This tree... [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]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Of All the Things to Steal…Flowers?’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Of All the Things to Steal…Flowers?’

Late Friday evening someone pulled into my driveway on 6th Ave S., and I didn’t think anything of it. Saturday morning when I picked up my paper off the lawn, I discovered that a hanging basket off... [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…

REMINDER: Environmental Science Center’s ‘The Power of Plants’ is Saturday

REMINDER: Environmental Science Center’s ‘The Power of Plants’ is Saturday

REMINDER: Burien’s Environmental Science Center’s FREE ‘BIGFOOT BACKWOODS’ series “The Power of Plants will be from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. this Saturday, July 14. “Plants... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center’s ‘Bigfoot Adventure Series’ Continues Saturday

Environmental Science Center’s ‘Bigfoot Adventure Series’ Continues Saturday

Burien’s Environmental Science Center’s ongoing summer program Bigfoot Adventure Series continues this Saturday, July 14, from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., with ‘The Power of Plants.’ “Food,... [Read more]