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  |   Visit Inspiration

Insider Knowledge about Night Illuminations

By Bruce Watson, Director of Arts and Entertainment Every summer we stay open late into the evening, allowing visitors to get ...
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  |   Gardening

Summer Garden Insights

By Rick Los, Director of Horticulture Summer is sensational (captivating, dazzling, exquisite, enchanting, stunning) in as muc...
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  |   News Releases

The Butchart Garden Looks Forward to Spectacular Summer Evenings

Flowers at every turn, Night Illuminations, Firework Saturdays and Evening Entertainment  Victoria, B.C. – Spectacular Summe...
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  |   Gardening

What’s in bloom now? Garden updates June 3 – 9

By Thea Hegland This week it is all about the Paeonies. Bold and beautiful, they range in shades of pinks, reds and whites. Ov...
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  |   Gardening

What’s in bloom now? Garden updates May 26 – June 2

By Thea Hegland Summer is in the air and the excitement is mounting each day as new flowers magically appear. The gardeners ha...
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  |   Gardening

What is in Bloom Now? Garden Updates May 19-25

By Thea Hegland You don’t have to venture far into the garden to be impressed; you will be easily captivated by the gorgeous y...
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  |   Visit Inspiration

Three Fun Facts About Boat Tours at The Butchart Gardens

Backing on to the immaculate floral display of The Gardens is rugged shoreline, dense forest and nearby Brentwood Bay. In the s...
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  |   Gardening

What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates May 12-18

By Thea Hegland It has been an incredible week of change here at The Gardens. The shifting of seasons has begun as we say good...
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  |   Gardening

What’s in bloom now? Garden updates May 4-11

By Thea Hegland, Horticultural Assistant Signs of the summer blooming season are quickly revealing themselves as new plants ...
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  |   News Releases

The Butchart Gardens Announces Upcoming Job Fair

January 16, 2018 Victoria, BC – The Butchart Gardens will be holding a Job Fair, Tuesday, February 20 from 6–8pm in the Coffee ...
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  |   History

Evolution of the Seed & Gift Store

The original purpose of the Seed Store, now The Seed and Gift Store, was to package and sell seed from plants grown in the seed...
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  |   Gardening

Garden Notebook – Winter 2018

By Rick Los, Director of Horticulture This time of year is unique as we have both an indoor and outdoor garden open fo...