Tag: The Butchart Gardens

Springing Forward and Spring in Bloom at The Butchart Gardens

The beauty of Spring in Bloom at The Butchart Gardens located near Victoria, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, one of the world’s premier “not-to-be-missed” floral show gardens with over a million bedding plants! We’re springing forward this Sunday with the arrival of Daylight Saving Time across the U.S. with the exception of Arizona and Hawaii.…

Flower Therapy and a Little Gardening Giveaway

After weeks of frigid temperatures and snow, I’m in need of some flower therapy! Last week’s snow quickly melted. . . And while no doubt Mother Nature has more winter weather in store, our 60 degree temperatures this week have me dreaming of flowers. I’ve been enjoying some flower therapy lately. . . “There are…

Springing Forward and The Beautiful Butchart Gardens

We’re springing forward with the arrival of Daylight Saving Time, but falling back to winter with snow falling and freezing temperatures here in North Carolina. . . a rude awakening after a record warm February and weeks of balmy 70 degree days! If you’re like me and prefer a dose of spring when springing forward, I’m taking you with me to see…

Spring at The Butchart Gardens

I had the good fortune to travel with my husband to Vancouver, British Columbia for a business conference a year ago last May~ our first trip enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and a chance to visit our neighbors to the north in Canada. The Butchart Gardens in Victoria were on the “not-to-be-missed” list. If you…

The Fairy Realm and A Winner!

  “Flowers are our miraculous tools from the heavens, entities of light and magic the we can feel and touch in this dimension. Flowers channel the essence of the fairy realm into our world, offering themselves as the ultimate design in creation, grace, and fancy.”  ~Paulette Cole, from the foreward in Flowers for the Home…

No Matter Where I Roam…

I was fortunate to visit Vancouver, BC the beginning of May with my husband, to attend a business conference~ Our first trip, enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The highlight of our trip was visiting The Butchart Gardens~ You can tiptoe through the tulips, here. We also spent a few days in Seattle, to break…