Butchart Gardens – Spring 2016

 

 

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We can only imagine what paradise would be like.  A springtime visit to Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada is a feast for the senses.  The sheer variety of plants and scents is overwhelming.  They say one should visit the gardens several times over the year to enjoy the plants that bloom in the different seasons. According to the official website “over a million bedding plants in some 900 varieties give you uninterrupted bloom from March through October”.

You can visit the gardens’ official website here:   butchartgardens.com

You can learn about the history of the Butchart family who began this garden from an abandoned quarry.  Now internationally famous, the gardens have been designated as a National Historic Site of Canada.

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11 Comments

  1. Ken Schoenberger May 12, 2016 at 4:27 am #

    Excellent capture of the beauty of flowers.

  2. Sandra olshaski May 12, 2016 at 12:58 pm #

    So exquisite! Beautiful testimony to Jehovah’s creatorship. We remember our visit to the gardens a few years back. We were enthralled. You have access to the changing scenery there, whenever you want. Happy for you.

    • #girlwithcamera May 12, 2016 at 3:05 pm #

      I see new flowers and flowering bushes and trees every day! It’s a gardener’s paradise!

  3. AJ May 12, 2016 at 1:24 pm #

    Wow Debra! How beautiful

    • #girlwithcamera May 12, 2016 at 3:05 pm #

      Everything is so beautiful you don’t know where to start looking!

      • #girlwithcamera May 18, 2016 at 5:07 am #

        Thanks Laura … every day I see a new flower or flowering tree that I haven’t seen before. It’s overwhelming!

  4. Rayna May 13, 2016 at 5:54 pm #

    Gorgeous shots as always, Deb! My next visit, we need to put this on our list of things to see together..

  5. Laura Fabiani May 18, 2016 at 2:36 am #

    Absolutely stunning! Both the garden and your photography. Thanks for sharing, Debra. 🙂

  6. Nelson Ramos January 23, 2017 at 4:34 am #

    Wonderful images and a really great job, I just joined the English class about airports and got the chance to see this too, thanks for sharing it.

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