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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. ...
Tulip border featuring yellow and purple tulips
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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...
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What’s in Bloom Now? April Garden Update

By Thea Hegland April is the month most symbolic of the quintessential spring here at The Butchart Gardens. Just imagine meand...
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Spring Garden Insights

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager The official start to spring this year was on March 20th, but at The Butchart Gardens, ...
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Chef’s Recipe: Lemon Cream Cheese Bar

Lemon Cream Cheese Bar Makes a 9' X 13' pan Chase the ‘winter blues’ away with a sweet and velvety treat. The combination of ...
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Shopping Inspiration: Fluid Resin Art Studio

Featured in our Seed & Gift Store and Coffee Shop, local artisans Ace Thom & Sue Perello capture the look and feel of the West ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? March Garden Update

By Thea Hegland  March is finally here, filled with all the inspiration, hopes, and promises that springtime brings. Early Nar...
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The Butchart Gardens Upcoming Job Fair

The Butchart Gardens will be holding a Job Fair on Tuesday, March 8th, from 5:30–7:30pm. The Gardens is offering competitive h...
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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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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...