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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 2024

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager As the morning sun begins to rise, a thin layer of mist forms throughout the surrounding...
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Chef’s Recipe: Hokkaido Scallops

Hokkaido Scallops Great Northern bean hummus, hazelnuts, fennel gastrique, 'nduja aïoli Makes approximately 6 servings ...
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Seed & Gift Store: Kennison Arts

Introducing an innovative line of handcrafted art pieces by local artist Shannon Lyn. This Vancouver Island business started ou...
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Magic of Christmas 2023

The Magic of Christmas at The Butchart Gardens December 1 – January 6 Victoria, BC – Gather your friends and family and enjoy...
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Autumn Garden Insight 2023

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager With the distinct change of colour in the leaves of many deciduous plants, we can clearl...
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Shopping Inspiration: Birch Artisan Studio

Birch Artisan Studio was founded in 2013 by Krista Smith. Krista settled into making jewellery and designed her collection to c...
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Chef’s Recipe: Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit Burrata, wild arugula, cucumber, seed crisps, red wine vinegar & honey Makes approximately 6 servings In...
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What’s in Bloom? July Garden Report

By Thea Hegland Summertime in The Gardens is gorgeous - for many this is the ultimate time to visit. The long, lazy days of su...
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Summer Garden Insights 2023

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager The glow from the warm sunshine illuminates the stunning gardens. Eye catching flower co...
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What’s in Bloom? June Garden Report

By Thea Hegland The Gardening Staff is deep in a frenzy of garden work – the spring show is expeditiously being dismantled; th...
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Spring Garden Insights 2023

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager It is a magical experience visiting The Butchart Gardens in the spring. Our vast network...