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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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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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Spring Shopping Inspiration: Designs by Jenny Hildebrand

Jenny Hildebrand creates fashion as a feltwear designer working primarily in wool and silk. A self-taught artist, designer and ...
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Chef’s Recipe: Tomato Bisque with Gougères

One of the most requested recipes in our Dining Room Restaurant is the Tomato Bisque. We're happy to share it with our readers....
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Chef’s Recipe: Kabocha Squash Tot

Our culinary team has been working on a mouth-watering, 5-course menu for Victoria's Dine Around. One of the courses included i...
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Winter Shopping Inspiration: Maple Syrup Products

We are proud to showcase a Canadian product from our Seed and Gift Store that can be a perfect alternative to sugar. Maple Syru...
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The Mechanics Behind The Magic of Christmas Display

By Bruce Watson, Director of Arts & Entertainment This is a fun time of year in the Arts & Entertainment (A&E) department– the...
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Holiday Shopping Inspiration: Featured Products

Art Crush Cardigans Open style cardigans are made with crushed satin, so they never wrinkle. The dramatic designs are sure to ...
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Chef’s Recipes: Turkey and Cranberry Brie Strudel and Sugar Cookies

Bring your loved ones together this holiday season with festive fare that is sure to end up as family favourites. Our talented ...