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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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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates March 8 – 14

By Thea Hegland It seems the cold weather has decided to stay for a little while longer. This is unusual weather for us here o...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates March 1 – 7

By Thea Hegland Quiet and covered under a blanket snow, the flowers of the garden remain in a slumber. What lies beneath is a ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates February 15 – 28

By Thea Hegland Now is a perfect time to visit Butchart Gardens to learn more of the history at the Historical Display in the ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates February 8 – 14

By Thea Hegland We were getting comfortable. Daffodils were starting to bloom, the first flowering Cherry blossoms could be fo...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates February 1 – 7

By Thea Hegland An excursion to The Butchart Gardens during the winter months provides the hearty visitor the unique opportuni...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates January 18 – 31

By Thea Hegland The much-beloved Spring Prelude opened this week with a burst of spring to inspire the mind, body and soul, tr...
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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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Winter Garden Insights

By Rick Los, Director of Horticulture What you can expect to experience January – March  2019 Outside In the Garden I was ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates January 8 – 17

By Thea Hegland 2018 ended with a series of wicked storms that brought high winds and torrential rains. Trees and large branch...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates December 21 – January 7

By Thea Hegland Christmas at The Gardens is a magical time. Far beyond the dazzling lights and festive décor, the peaceful amb...