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Chef’s Recipe: Kabocha Squash Tot

Our culinary team has been working on a mouth-watering, 5-course menu for Victoria's Dine Around. One of the courses included i...
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Winter Shopping Inspiration: Maple Syrup Products

We are proud to showcase a Canadian product from our Seed and Gift Store that can be a perfect alternative to sugar. Maple Syru...
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Winter Garden Insights

By Rick Los, Director of Horticulture What you can expect to experience January – March  2019 Outside In the Garden I was ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates January 8 – 15

By Thea Hegland 2018 ended with a series of wicked storms that brought high winds and torrential rains. Trees and large branch...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates December 21 – January 7

By Thea Hegland Christmas at The Gardens is a magical time. Far beyond the dazzling lights and festive décor, the peaceful amb...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates December 8 – 20

By Thea Hegland Far beyond the twinkling lights of the nighttime lie the secrets of a winter day in the garden; immersed amon...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates December 1 – 7

By Thea Hegland Thousands of bulbs sparkle and shine as The Gardens are lit up for the festive season. The soothing scent of f...
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The Butchart Gardens Puts Final Touches on Christmas

Victoria, BC – The Magic of Christmas, now in its 32nd year, returns at The Butchart Gardens beginning with the annual Light Up...
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Christmas Garden Insights

By Rick Los, Director of Horticulture “Simply beautiful!” I read that comment from one of our visitors today and thought, “Tha...
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The Mechanics Behind The Magic of Christmas Display

By Bruce Watson, Director of Arts & Entertainment This is a fun time of year in the Arts & Entertainment (A&E) department– the...
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Holiday Shopping Inspiration: Featured Products

Art Crush Cardigans Open style cardigans are made with crushed satin, so they never wrinkle. The dramatic designs are sure to ...
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Chef’s Recipes: Turkey and Cranberry Brie Strudel and Sugar Cookies

Bring your loved ones together this holiday season with festive fare that is sure to end up as family favourites. Our talented ...