If you're curious as to what happens behind the scenes at The Butchart Gardens, put Victoria BC on your destination list this autumn. Each weekend in November, the gardeners of The Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay will lead one-hour tours. The tours take place Saturdays and Sundays in November at 10AM, 12PM and 2PM. During the tour, topics you may learn about include:
- Propagation methods used in seed production
- Vegetative plant production
- Over-wintering of plant material
- Integrated Pest Management practices
- Indoor growing environment challenges
- Production of the diverse floral displays
Due to the uneven terrain and narrow spaces on the tour, wheelchairs and scooters can not be accommodated. And please, no children under the age of 12 or pets are permitted on the tour. Admission to The Butchart Gardens is required, but there is no additional charge for the tour.
Reservations for the tour may be made starting October 21 at 9AM by calling 250.652.4422. Spots fill quickly, so book sooner than later!
Photos courtesy The Butchart Gardens