The Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay on Vancouver Island, Canada, is one of the world’s premier floral show gardens. Jennie Butchart began to shape this magnificent landscape in 1904. She established, in the style of the grand estates of the period, several distinct gardens to evoke a range of aesthetic experiences. An abandoned limestone quarry was transformed into the dramatic Sunken Garden.
By Caroline Holmes. From beautiful formal knot gardens to simple pots on your windowsill, herbs have always instilled a mystery and romance to our daily lives. Caroline Holmes is a leading gardening c More