Category Archives for "Display Garden"

Spring Prelude at The Butchart Gardens
Jan 29

Spring Prelude 2017 at The Butchart Gardens

By Scott McDonald

There is nothing quite like experiencing the beauty of spring weeks before nature intended it to arrive – especially when you get to experience it in a climate controlled environment! Each year we challenge ourselves to improve this incredible garden display and we are confident that you will be more than impressed with what we anticipate will be our finest installation to date.

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Stairs Japanese Garden at The Butchart Gardens in Winter
Jan 29

The Butchart Gardens 2017 Winter Notebook

By Scott McDonald

The words ‘Garden’ and ‘Winter’ are words not typically synonymous with each other and certainly don’t conjure warm feelings or images that might draw you outdoors. The terms we commonly hear associated in regard to the winter garden are: structure, form, texture, contrast, colourful stems and berries, curious seed heads, interesting bark etc.

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Across the pond at Nitobe Memorial Garden.
Aug 27

Nitobe Memorial Garden

By Scott McDonald

Nitobe Memorial Garden A place of reflection, where each step reveals a new harmony, the Nitobe Memorial Garden is designed to suggest a span of time – a day, a week or a lifetime – with a beginning, choice of paths, and ending. A traditional Japanese Tea and Stroll Garden ranked consistently in the top […]

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