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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates December 1 – 15

By Thea Hegland It is Christmastime at The Gardens; prepare to be amazed by the thousands of lights and festive décor as you s...
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The Countdown to Christmas is on at The Butchart Gardens

The Butchart Gardens annual Light Up ceremony for the Magic of Christmas is Sunday, December 1st.  The switch is flipped at 5:0...
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Seasonal Shopping Inspiration

Our Seed & Gift Store has a large variety of products to inspire your holiday shopping for the perfect gift. Wrendale Designs f...
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Chef’s Recipes: From Our Kitchen to Yours

Saanich Peninsula Ham Hock Croquette Photo by @see_jay91 Ingredients US Metric Butter 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp 20 g ...
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An Update on The Butchart Gardens Christmas Display

By Bruce Watson, Director of Arts & Entertainment From Christmas trees, lights and parties to visits from family and friends, ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates November 15 – 30

By Thea Hegland To some it may seem The Gardens are somewhat lethargic at this time; we are all just waiting for the fifth sea...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates November 8 – 14

By Thea Hegland The quietude of early November in the garden has a secret allure; amongst the dominance of the great trees of ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates November 1 – 7

By Thea Hegland The month of October ended in a blazing sunset of autumnal hues; leaves are falling all around creating a peac...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates October 25 – 31

By Thea Hegland Late October is alive with intense activity within The Gardens. The arrival of the spring bulbs has kicked our...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates October 18 – 24

By Thea Hegland This is the time in The Gardens when the deciduous shrubs and perennial plants evolve towards the final stage ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates October 8 – 17

By Thea Hegland The legendary days of the fall are here; from the grounds of the car park towering with dreamy trees in all th...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates October 1- 7

By Thea Hegland There is no end to the beauty at The Gardens. It is simply evolving; the garden doesn’t just disappear after s...