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A Virtual Visit

These photos give you a glimpse of The Gardens as they evolve throughout the seasons; this page is updated regularly. ...
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Autumn Garden Insights 2022

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager The colourful flowers of summer are now taking a backseat as the glow of autumn begins t...
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Chef’s Recipe: Smoked Wild Sockeye Salmon En Croûte

Smoked Wild Sockeye Salmon En Croûte Makes approximately 20 servings Ingredients US Metric Cold smoked sockeye...
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Seed & Gift Store: Mixed Metal Mimi

Vancouver Island artist, Mimi Roy, constructs unique mixed metal jewelry and accessories from sustainable silver, copper, brass...
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What’s in Bloom? September Garden Report

By Thea Hegland Considered one of the best times to visit, the month of September offers some of the year’s finest weather. Bo...
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What’s in Bloom Now? August Garden Report

By Thea Hegland Endless paths of vibrant blooms August in The Gardens is absolutely stunning. A long stretch of hot sunny wea...
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Evening Entertainment Return at The Butchart Gardens

June 17, 2022, VICTORIA, B.C. 20 local and regional acts perform throughout summer Victoria, BC – Starting July 1 and run...
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Summer Garden Insights

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager With spring now behind us it's time to appreciate the endless beauty that summer brings ...
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Chef’s Recipe: Vanilla Bean Scones

Vanilla Bean Scones makes approximately 24 Tea size scones Afternoon Tea would not be complete without a scrumptious scone. W...
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Seed & Gift Store: Nancy Dearborn

New to the Seed & Gift Store, Nancy Dearborn's art catches your eye with her creative use of colour and texture, fusing glass a...
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What’s in Bloom Now? June Garden Report

By Thea Hegland June is often considered the “in-between” season, or I as like to think, the grand transition from spring to s...
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What’s in Bloom? May Garden Report

By Thea Hegland Imagine masses of Tulips in a rainbow of colours amongst the dreamiest Cherry blossoms ever seen. Our Tulip co...