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    Butchart Gardens near Victoria, British Columbia. Around 100 years ago Jennie Butchart, the wife of a Portland Cement magnate, decided to turn their exhausted quarry pit into a sunken garden. The original garden was completed in 1921 Today, over a million bedding plants a year are used throughout the gardens and over a million visitors visit Butchart Gardens annually

    Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C. It was once a quarry, now it's fifty-five acres of stunning floral show gardens and a National Historic Site of Canada.- I loved visiting here!!

    Butchart Gardens, British Columbia, Canada, is one of the most famous gardens in the world which is counted among the best of the best.

    Sunken Garden—Victoria, BC (Photo by TOTORORO.RORO) Visit #Victoria #BritishColumbia and see Butchart Gardens! #photofriday

    Butchart Gardens - Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, Canada

    Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay (near Victoria) on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada

    Butchart Gardens, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

    Butchart Gardens – Canada Butchart Gardens is one of the most famous gardens in the world which is counted among the best of the best. It's no less than a heaven out there at Butchart Gardens located in British Columbia. The breathtaking views will keep you stunned for some time when you first visit the Butchart Gardens. Spread over an area of 50 acres, the Butchart Gardens is placed near Victoria on Vancouver Island. There's never a dull season at Butchart Gardens,

    Butchart Gardens. Saanich, B.C., Canada. via flickr

    ~~The Ethereal Nature of Dahlias at Butchart Gardens | on my bucket list to see the breathtaking dramatic displays, summer the season of magnificent blooms, Brentwood Bay, Canada | LiveDan330~~

    Italian Garden, Butchart Gardens by Roy Okano...One of my favorite gardens, pictures don't do it justice! Go see Butchart Gardens up in Victoria British Columbia, every season is breathtaking!

    The Butchart Gardens, a National Historic Site of Canada, offers 22ha (55 acres) of stunning floral displays, Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

    Butchart Gardens, Victoria, BC, Canada

    The sunken garden at Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay (near Victoria on Vancouver Island) in British Columbia, Canada • photo: Ken Chevy on Facebook

    The Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay on Vancouver Island, Canada-I have wonderful memories there as a child!

    Could we ever see too many photos of Butchart Gardens? I think not. Karen Harris (who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina) visited recently, and is sharing with us today. She says, "Here are some photos...

    Butchart Gardens, Vancouver Island, British Columbia...The gardens were created by Mrs Jennie Butchart to host and entertain guests in 1906. She began with a Japanese garden, expanded the gardens into the nearby disused quarry and created a unique sunken garden. From there, the garden grew to include fountains, rose garden, herbs garden spaning a total of 55 hectares in all.