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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]

Sponsored Post Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to find your Christmas Tree!

Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to find your Christmas Tree!

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to get your Christmas tree this year. Their tree sale starts today – Friday, Nov. 25 (they will be open seven days a week) – the... [Read more]

Color a Butterfly Garden with the Master Gardeners during Thurs. Art Walk

Color a Butterfly Garden with the Master Gardeners during Thurs. Art Walk

The Master Gardeners will be at the Burien Library for the first Thursday Art Walk – to be held this Thursday, Aug. 4 – with information on creating your own butterfly gardens. Experts will be on... [Read more]

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library through Aug. 31

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library through Aug. 31

FREE Master Gardener Clinics are starting, and will be held Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 31 at the Burien Library. From 5 – 8 p.m., bring your gardening, plant problem, pest management... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: The Plant Connection looking to hire Interior Horticulturist

JOB: The Plant Connection looking to hire Interior Horticulturist

The Plant Connection, Inc., Interior Plant Specialists, is looking to hire: Job Title: Interior Horticulturist Salary: $13-$14/Hour pre-training (bonus based on performance and commission on sales also... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Zenith Holland holding Summer Sale and they’re open daily!

Advertiser Zenith Holland holding Summer Sale and they’re open daily!

Friend of the blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines is always set to help you with all things garden and soil. And starting next week, take advantage of Zenith’s Summer Sale.... [Read more]

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]