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Summer Shopping Inspiration: Art by Kevin Mackenzie

Kevin’s one-of-a-kind pieces reflect his ability to capture the essence of each creature he creates. He began his artistic pat...
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Chef’s Recipes: Chocolate Tart and Cauliflower Parmesan Risotto

Summer means delicious food created with local ingredients. We hope these recipes provide you with inspiration for your summer ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates June 1 – 14

By Thea Hegland The time is now for soaking up the Paeonia season. This glorious flower of June is lush with riches; fragrant ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates May 18 – 31

By Thea Hegland You don’t have to venture too far in the garden to be impressed; first, you will be enchanted by the spectacul...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates May 10 – 17

By Thea Hegland May is the month when we celebrate the arrival of warmer weather and longer days. It is the time to get outsid...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates May 3 – 9

By Thea Hegland It’s a magical time in The Gardens. Still soaking in the grandeur of the stunning spring bulb display with the...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates April 27 – May 2

By Thea Hegland In terms of garden displays, the weather plays a very significant role. Artistic planning and careful selectio...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates April 12 – 26

By Thea Hegland Every fall, the Tulip bulbs are shipped in from Holland and Prince Edward Island and by spring, The Butchart G...
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3 Hour Visit Itinerary

Giving yourself three hours to experience The Butchart Gardens will allow you to see the sights, savour a culinary experience a...
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2 Hour Visit Itinerary

Giving yourself two hours to experience The Butchart Gardens will allow you to see the sights and perhaps stop for a little sho...
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4+ Hours Visit Itinerary

Giving yourself over four hours to experience The Butchart Gardens will allow you to see the sights, enjoy dining and perhaps s...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates March 29 – April 11

By Thea Hegland  April 5 Update: early-blooming Tulips are starting to appear throughout The Gardens. We are expecting many mo...