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  |   News Releases

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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  |   Gardening

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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  |   Gardening

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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  |   Visit Inspiration

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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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, ...
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  |   Gardening

What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates November 15 – 30

By Thea Hegland To some it may seem The Gardens are somewhat lethargic at this time; we are all just waiting for the fifth sea...