Butchart Gardens
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The Butchart Gardens Spring Prelude indoor garden display is back! Bringing a taste of spring to Victoria, from January 15th through March 15th.

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Forget those grey winter days and lose yourself in the heady fragrance and riot of colour that will take your breath away!

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Each year the features change as the designers collaborate and experiment with various elements which can be incorporated into the display,” reads the Butchart Gardens website.

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You will find many outdoor spring plants such as daffodils, water features with koi, and romantic benches to soak in the experience, but possibly the most stunning sight is the variety of orchids.

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After you have visited the indoor oasis, head on over to the Japanese Garden.

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Jennie Butchart, with expert Japanese landscape Isaburo Kishida, completed the Japanese Garden in 1906.

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It is especially green this season, with very few crowds, allowing for a peaceful walk and quiet reflection.

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Spring Prelude Indoor Garden – A Winter Delight

  • Where: Butchart Gardens, 800 Benvenuto Ave
  • When: January 15 – March 15, 2018
  • Winter Hours: January 7 – February 28, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm