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A Virtual Visit

We hope these photos will give you a glimpse at the spring display as it blooms. We will continue to update this page. Rhodo...
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What’s in Bloom Now? May Garden Updates

By Thea Hegland It has been an incredible year for Tulips here at The Gardens but it seems now the shifting of seasons has beg...
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A Display of Bright Orange Liberation 75 Tulips

May 8 update: please note this display is no longer in bloom. At the end of World War II the Dutch Royal Family donated 100,00...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates April 15 – 30

By Thea Hegland Springtime is here with all its glory. Cherry blossoms drift through the grounds in a palette soft pinks and p...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates April 1 – 14

By Thea Hegland Life in The Gardens goes on. A deep silence, softly roused by the peaceful songs of the local birds; The Garde...
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Spring Garden Insights

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager As we welcome spring, we look back at a winter that set rainfall records and made it dif...
Spring at The Butchart Gardens
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates March 16 – 31

By Thea Hegland The recent stretch of warm sunny days has brought the familiar smell of fresh cut grass and many flowers. Bea...
100th Anniversary Seeds
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Shopping Inspiration: Limited-time Seed Packs

Starting March 13th, we have a special package of seeds going on sale in celebration of the 100th anniversary of our seed catal...
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Chef’s Recipe: Pâte à Choux

Pâte à Choux (Pastry Choux) Ingredients Metric US Water 125ml 1/2 cup Milk 125ml 1/2 cup Cubed unsa...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates March 1 – 15

By Thea Hegland Winter is fading away for yet another year. With every new day, little signs of spring have begun to emerge, p...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates February 15 – 29

By Thea Hegland Love is everywhere. While I am not referring to Valentine’s Day per say, it does stand to reason that visiting...
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The Butchart Gardens Invites You to Their Upcoming Job Fair

February 6, 2020, Victoria, B.C. – The Butchart Gardens will be holding a Job Fair on Wednesday, February 12 from 6–8pm. The...