Some of our glorious gardens

  • Butterfly Gardens, Victoria, BC

VICTORIA BUTTERFLY GARDENS

A Visit to Victoria Butterfly Gardens Victoria Butterfly Gardens isn’t just about butterflies; in fact, it is a complete tropical rain forest experience from the beautiful tropical gardens with over 200 species of tropical plants including carnivorous plants, to the beautiful ponds and streams teaming with Koi, waterfalls and bridges, free flying tropical birds, gorgeous

  • Dominion Brook Park Sign, Victoria, BC Visitor in Victoria

DOMINION BROOK PARK

Dominion Brook Park is located in North Saanich, close to the airport on East Saanich Road, across the street from the Panorama Rec. Centre.  (See map below for address and location) It's not a large park - only about 11 acres - but it packs in a lot of beauty in a small space! 

  • Spring flowers Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria

SPRINGTIME IN VICTORIA

March 30, 2017 It's finally starting to look like spring in Victoria!  It might be a bit late this year but Mother Nature is making up for that! Take a deep breath ... can you smell all the wonderful flowers? These photos were taken in Esquimalt ... just a short drive from downtown Victoria. 

THE GARDENS AT HPC

There's a reason that Victoria is called "The City of Gardens" .... we've got a lot of them! Victoria is known for it's variety and abundance of flowers and plants of all kinds.  If gardening is your passion, a great place to visit while you're here is the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific - or

ABKHAZI GARDEN

The Abkhazi Garden is an exquisite heritage home and garden located in Victoria, British Columbia, a city known for its wonderful gardens.   Prince and Princess Abkhazi began creating their garden in 1946.  This was the year they married and settled in Victoria, after living separate lives touched by both privilege and tragedy.  They immediately

HATLEY CASTLE

HATLEY PARK NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE AND ... A MOVIE STAR! Hatley Castle James Dunsmuir commissioned Samuel Maclure, a Victorian architect, to design the “Castle”.   Local stone, trimmed by Valdez and Saturna Island sandstone was used in the building’s construction. Its impressive exterior is matched only by the lavishness of the interior

GOVERNMENT HOUSE AND CARY MEWS

One of Victoria's 'hidden gems' ... Government House is the seat of the Lieutenant Governer of British Columbia, The Honorable Judith Guichon, OBC. Government House is located in the heart of the Rockland neighbourhood in Victoria.  With occasional exceptions, the grounds are open daily to the public from sunrise to sunset, free of charge. As

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