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Spring Garden Insights

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager As we welcome spring, we look back at a winter that set rainfall records and made it dif...
Spring at The Butchart Gardens
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates March 16 – 31

By Thea Hegland The recent stretch of warm sunny days has brought the familiar smell of fresh cut grass and many flowers. Bea...
100th Anniversary Seeds
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Shopping Inspiration: Limited-time Seed Packs

We have special packages of seeds on sale in celebration of the 100th anniversary of our seed catalogue. Each package contains ...
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Chef’s Recipe: Pâte à Choux

Pâte à Choux (Pastry Choux) Ingredients Metric US Water 125ml 1/2 cup Milk 125ml 1/2 cup Cubed unsa...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates March 1 – 15

By Thea Hegland Winter is fading away for yet another year. With every new day, little signs of spring have begun to emerge, p...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates February 15 – 29

By Thea Hegland Love is everywhere. While I am not referring to Valentine’s Day per say, it does stand to reason that visiting...
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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...