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What is in Bloom Now? Garden Updates May 19-25

By Thea Hegland You don’t have to venture far into the garden to be impressed; you will be easily captivated by the gorgeous y...
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  |   Visit Inspiration

Three Fun Facts About Boat Tours at The Butchart Gardens

Backing on to the immaculate floral display of The Gardens is rugged shoreline, dense forest and nearby Brentwood Bay. In the s...
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  |   Gardening

What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates May 12-18

By Thea Hegland It has been an incredible week of change here at The Gardens. The shifting of seasons has begun as we say good...
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  |   Gardening

What’s in bloom now? Garden updates May 4-11

By Thea Hegland, Horticultural Assistant Signs of the summer blooming season are quickly revealing themselves as new plants ...
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  |   News Releases

The Butchart Gardens Announces Upcoming Job Fair

January 16, 2018 Victoria, BC – The Butchart Gardens will be holding a Job Fair, Tuesday, February 20 from 6–8pm in the Coffee ...
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  |   History

Evolution of the Seed & Gift Store

The original purpose of the Seed Store, now The Seed and Gift Store, was to package and sell seed from plants grown in the seed...
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  |   Gardening

Garden Notebook – Winter 2018

By Rick Los, Director of Horticulture This time of year is unique as we have both an indoor and outdoor garden open fo...
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  |   History

On Now: Step Back in Time at The 2018 Historical Display at the Butchart Gardens

From now until March 15th, join us as we showcase the 18th annual historical display. Located in the former Butchart residence,...
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  |   News Releases

Butchart Gardens Discontinues Sale of Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles

News Release For Release March 22nd, 2017 The Butchart Gardens Discontinues Sale of Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles Move ...
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  |   News Releases

Greater Victoria smashes the previous Flower Count record

More than 25 billion flowers counted from March 3 - 9, 2016 March 14, 2016, Victoria, BC – Residents of Greater Victoria hav...
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  |   News Releases

Stunning Dragon Fountain: Gift From People’s Republic of China

A striking bronze dragon fountain was unveiled today at The Butchart Gardens by owner Ms. Robin Clarke and Ms. Sheng Lei, Vice ...
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  |   News Releases

Jennie Butchart Inducted into British Columbia Hall of Fame

We are pleased to announce that Jennie Butchart, née Kennedy, creator of The Butchart Gardens in 1904, was inducted into the Bu...