Traveling in Canada

The Butchart Gardens

Victoria is called "flower town", and The Butchart Gardens is one of my favorite place. The Butchart Gardens is located on Vancouver Island 21 km (13 miles) north of Victoria, and 20km (12.5 miles) south of the Vancouver-Victoria ferry terminal at Swartz Bay.

Butchart is the name of a successful pioneer of cement production factory.
Mrs. Jenny Butchart started planting flowers in the westeland. Little by little, under Jenny Butchart's personal supervision, the abandoned quarry bloomed as the spectacular Sunken Garden.

entrance This is the signboard to welcome the visitors. Seasonal flowers are blooming on it.

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Inside the garden it is full of flowers. It actually is a flower world.
When I visited there in July, three years ago, roses were in full bloom. This time I visited in June. It was too early for roses but I could see many different kinds of flowers instead.


Many flowers bloom not only in the gardens but also along the sidewalk. Everywhere was decorated with beautiful flowers.


I felt as if I were in another world full of flowers. I really enjoyed it.

Flowers in The Butchart Gardens

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