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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates September 10 – 23

By Thea Hegland Considered one of the best times to visit, the month of September offers some the year’s finest weather. Boast...
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Chef’s Recipes: Pecan Tart Recipe

The ideal balance of savoury and sweet, these pecan tarts featured on our autumn High Tea menu are easy to make at home. They p...
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Autumn Garden Insights

“I suppose that it’s somewhat fitting for me to be saying good-bye to you at this time of year as we are also saying good-bye t...
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Shopping Inspiration: Accessorize for Autumn

Just like that autumn is upon us. Is your wardrobe ready? Instead of purchasing new outfits, consider Susan Ellington's locally...
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The Secrets Behind a Butchart Gardens Wedding

The Butchart Gardens provides visitors with beautiful gardens, genuine hospitality and award-winning dining. In addition, we ar...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates August 24 – September 7

By Thea Hegland Late August and early September in The Gardens is a golden time; after months of warm weather, the nights get ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates August 13 – 23

By Thea Hegland Mid-August brings a warm rich glow to The Gardens. The long stretch of heat has brought the perennial borders ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates July 30 – August 12

By Thea Hegland Here we are in the dog days of summer and The Gardens are rising up to the legendary reputation it is so well ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates July 15 – 29

By Thea Hegland From the moment you arrive you are struck by the surrounding beauty. This magical oasis is nestled amongst a s...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates June 30 – July 14

By Thea Hegland Ahh summer…. Rose after Rose tumbling and spilling over arches, rich shades of pink and red, pristine white, t...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates June 15 – 29

By Thea Hegland It is a lively time at The Gardens. The gardening staff have been very busy transforming the flower beds from ...
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Summer Garden Insights

By Rick Los, Director of Horticulture Even though summer has arrived with its unique and unquestionable beauty, I have to admi...