Trip to Butchart Gardens

socksJuly 28, 2005

Really enjoyed a trip to Butchart Gardens in Victoria this summer. It's an incredible floral display. For anyone who has not been there, the Garden is a former mining site, so much of it is lower than the surrounding area, as shown in the photo below.

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flowergirl_VA(z7 VA)

Oh wow! Thanks for much for sharing!

    Bookmark   July 28, 2005 at 5:52PM
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Barry_M(5MI)

I lived in Brentwood Bay, just 5 minutes away but only managed to visit the gardens once. Now I look back and see how foolish I was!

    Bookmark   July 28, 2005 at 9:44PM
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Mark_in_Vancouver(BC, Canada)

What's sad is that you can't gain access during the most spectacular season without the place being crowded. To wander through in solitude - they should sell lottery tickets!

    Bookmark   July 28, 2005 at 11:19PM
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Gingers_Garden(z10a CA)

Buchart Gardens is gorgeous. We are planning to go on an Alaskan cruise next summer and one of the stops is Victoria. I am SO looking forward to seeing Buchart on that stop! Thank you for posting the picture.
Kristi

    Bookmark   July 29, 2005 at 3:11AM
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