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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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Winter Garden Insights 2023

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager A visit to The Gardens during the winter season is a must, and it is personally one of m...
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A Glimpse into the Magic of Christmas

By Bruce Watson, Director of Arts & Entertainment As the garden beds prepare to settle down for the winter, the Arts & Enterta...
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Seed & Gift Store: Holiday Shopping Inspiration

As the holiday season fast approaches, our Seed & Gift Store is the perfect place to find unique gifts, from one-of-a-kind piec...
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Chef’s Recipe: Butternut Squash Pasta

Butternut Squash Pasta Serving yield 4 people Ingredients US Metric Roasted butternut squash 1 3/4 lbs 800 g...
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The Magic of Christmas at The Butchart Gardens, December 1 – January 6, 2022

November 15, 2022, VICTORIA, B.C. Victoria, BC – Bundle up and stroll through the Twelve Days of Christmas display as the Magi...
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What’s in Bloom? November Garden Report

By Thea Hegland The Dahlia Border breaks hearts when the time comes to remove it for the season. Sadly, the Dahlias often stil...
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Lawn Care Report

By Thea Hegland Often, when people think of visiting The Butchart Gardens, they are thinking about the flowers and trees. Visi...
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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...