What to do now - Garden-Inspired Travel

Visit a winter garden on the West Coast

By
Aldona Satterthwaite
Photography by
Roger Yip

Stroll through a winter wonderland at Horticulture Centre of the Pacific


The 24 gardens are:
  • Bees, Birds and Butterflies (2004)
  • Children's Garden (2004)
  • Container Demonstration Area (seasonal)
  • Dahlia Trial Garden
  • Doris Page Winter Garden
  • Drought Tolerant Garden
  • Groundcover Garden
  • Hardy Fuchsia Garden
  • Heather Garden
  • Herb Garden
  • Lawns
  • Lily Garden
  • Mixed Perennial Beds
  • Mixed Borders
  • Native Plant Demonstration Garden
  • Native Plant Restoration Area
  • Orchard
  • Ornamental Grass Garden
  • Rhododendron and Hosta Garden
  • Rose Garden
  • Takata Garden
  • Vegetable Garden
  • Water Feature Garden
  • Woodland Garden

If you go
The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific
505 Quayle Rd. Victoria, British Columbia V8X 3X1
  • Telephone: 250/479-6162
  • Summer hours: May 1 to September 30; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Winter hours: October 1 to April 30; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Admission: $10; members free. Guided tours available at extra charge.
  • Amenities: 24 gardens, parking, washrooms, some seating; light refreshments and souvenirs at Welcome Booth; plant sales. Limited wheelchair access. Dogs on leashes are permitted.

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