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A Virtual Visit

We hope these photos will give you a glimpse of the autumn colours as they evolve with the season; this page is continually upd...
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  |   News Releases

The Christmas Season Will Return to The Butchart Gardens

The Butchart Gardens has announced their Christmas season is returning this year with updated COVID-19 protocols. Mask, group-s...
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Autumn Garden Insights

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager With days becoming shorter and nights becoming longer, we begin to see noticeable change...
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  |   Visit Inspiration

Chef’s Recipe: Red Lentil Roll & Vegan Gluten Free Brownie

Gluten Free & Vegan Brownie Ingredients Coconut oil 300ml | 1¼ cup (less 1 tsp) Semi-sweet chocolate callets 430 g...
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Shopping Inspiration: Local Art and Pet Accessories

Local Art Arteak Cheese & Charcuterie boards are the perfect addition to your kitchen collection. Choose from a selection of...
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Summer Garden Insights

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager Looking back at the spring, I would say this is one of the prettiest in recent memory. W...
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What’s in Bloom Now? July Garden Updates

By Thea Hegland July has arrived with many highlights throughout The Gardens. Our famous summer annual beds include the clas...
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What’s in Bloom Now? June Garden Updates

By Thea Hegland June is often considered an “in between” season in terms of garden flowers. The spring bulbs have been replace...
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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...