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Victoria’s Butchart Gardens Receives Award of Excellence

July 25th, 2018, Victoria, BC - The World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS) has recognized The Butchart Gardens with an Award...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates July 15 – 29

By Thea Hegland There is something special about a warm summer evening – and an evening stroll at the beautiful Butchart Gar...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates July 7 – 14

By Thea Hegland Deep inside the garden sanctuary you will feel the pleasure of respite; soothed by the towering trees, mystica...
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Biking to The Butchart Gardens

It is always a pleasure for us to welcome bikers. We are pleased to work with fantastic partners who provide bicycle packages a...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates July 1 – 6

By Thea Hegland The summer season is in full swing at The Gardens. From the endless flowers, magical late-night illuminations ...
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Traffic Guide: What to Know About Arriving at Peak Times

There are a few times throughout the year when visitors arriving in their own vehicles may experience a wait at the gate. This ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Gelato at The Butchart Gardens

Close your eyes and picture yourself in Italy; the sound of water trickling in the background, the delightful ambience of sitti...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates June 24 – 30

By Thea Hegland This past week has been full of interesting things; not only is National Gardens Days running from June 16 -24...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates June 17 – 23

By Thea Hegland While I write this, there is only one week left until the official start of summer and it seems everything in ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates June 10 – 16

By Thea Hegland There is something about flowers and trees that just makes us feel good. A beautiful, well-kept garden is hard...
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Chef’s Recipe: Chicken Pasta Salad

This summer we are pleased to provide you with a recipe that is easy, healthy and fresh. Treat yourself to this delicious (and ...
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The Gardens After Dark

By Bruce Watson, Director of Arts and Entertainment Night Illuminations was added in 1954 to commemorate the 50th anniversary ...