September 5, 2017


Visit Butchart Gardens!

In July I was fortunate to visit Butchart Gardens near Seattle, WA while visiting my son.  Butchart (pronounced like "butch" with an ART on the end) Gardens is actually located in Victoria, BC, Canada.  Every gardener should make a pilgrimage there once in their life!  How beautiful! The garden Butchart Gardens were started by Mrs. Jennie Butchart, whose husband moved to the current garden location in the early 1900s.  They moved there to take advantage of a limestone deposit on…