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What’s in Bloom Now? May Garden Updates

By Thea Hegland It has been an incredible year for Tulips here at The Gardens but it seems now the shifting of seasons has beg...
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A Display of Bright Orange Liberation 75 Tulips

May 8 update: please note this display is no longer in bloom. At the end of World War II the Dutch Royal Family donated 100,00...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates April 15 – 30

By Thea Hegland Springtime is here with all its glory. Cherry blossoms drift through the grounds in a palette soft pinks and p...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates April 1 – 14

By Thea Hegland Life in The Gardens goes on. A deep silence, softly roused by the peaceful songs of the local birds; The Garde...
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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...
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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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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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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. ...