Biosolids: What the Public Needs to Know

The Butchart Gardens is greatly concerned about how government is disposing of sewage biosolids in our community, and is an active member of the Peninsula Biosolids Coalition. To learn more, click below.

Explore the Gardens

Step inside and explore The Gardens


Butchart by Numbers

  • 55
    Acres of Gardens
  • 900
    Bedding Plant Varieties
  • 26
  • 50
    Full-Time Gardeners

The Butchart Story

One woman’s vision forever transformed our notion of a garden

With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming this space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. The result of her vision is The Gardens, which are still family run to this day.


The Gardens await

Ready to plan your visit to The Gardens? Purchase your admission? Start your journey here.


Follow our Flowers

These photos will give you a glimpse of The Gardens as they currently appear.