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The Butchart Gardens Invites You to Their Upcoming Job Fair

February 6, 2020, Victoria, B.C. – The Butchart Gardens will be holding a Job Fair on Wednesday, February 12 from 6–8pm. The...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates February 1 -14

By Thea Hegland It’s all about the history. One hundred years ago, Jennie Butchart planted two Thuja occidentalis ‘Fastigia...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates January 24 – 31

By Thea Hegland Welcome to 2020! Here at The Gardens, we have been very busy. The Christmas display was quickly dismantled an...
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Winter Garden Insights

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager Winter is truly a special time at The Gardens, as this is the season to see the unique c...
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Chef’s Recipe: Vegetable Couscous Salad

Start your new year meal planning with a healthy recipe that makes a great main dish for lunch, or side dish to accompany dinne...
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Shopping Inspiration: Local Sea Salt for Kitchen & Bath

The Seed & Gift Store is a proud supplier of locally owned and operated SaltWest Naturals. These sea salts, sustainably sourced...
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  |   Gardening

What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates December 17 – 31

By Thea Hegland The peacefulness of a daytime visit to The Gardens brings some pleasant respite from the busy holiday season. ...
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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, ...