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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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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...
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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...