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Gardens of Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island boosts a variety of gardens to explore. Some are private gardens only open to the public once a year while others are open year round.

(This list starts at Northern Vancouver Island and ends at the South end of the island)

Ronning Gardens, Holberg, Open Year Round

is a heritage garden that has been restored. You must travel on gravel road to reach this place of history (Holberg area). Once there you will walk the old road to the serene woodland.

Shephards' Garden, Port McNeill 250-956-4709

This is a private garden which I have enjoyed many times with our local garden club members. The Shephard's opened their 3.5 acres garden in 1991. Admission is by Donations.

To visit their web site please Click Here.


Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens, Courtenay, Open Year Round

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Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park, Comox, Open April - October

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Old Rose Nursery, Hornby Island, Open mid-May to August

Wednesday to Sunday, 1 - 4 pm, or by appointment

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Tofino Botanical Gardens, Tofino, Open Year Round, 9 am to dusk

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Dashwood Gardens and Nursery, Port Alberni, Open 250-723-5736

Urban Greenery, Port Alberni, Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm

      Web site unavailable. Telephone contact is 250-724-2942

Milner  Gardens & Woodland, Qualicum Beach

      Take a step back in time to discover unspoiled natural forest and unique beauty.

10 acre Artist's garden. 60 acre old-growth Douglas-Fir Forest. Gift Shop and Plant Sales.

Afternoon tea in the 1930's Milner house, where the Queen stayed.

To find out more about this incredible garden Click Here

Hazelwood Herb Farm, Ladysmith, Open April - September, Daily 11 am - 5 pm

Open October - December, Friday to sunday, 11 am - 5 pm

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Mayo Creek Gardens, Lake Cowichan, Open May to September, 10 am - 5 pm

or by appointment

      Sorry this garden does not have a web site. Contact telephone is 250-749-6291

Providence Farm, Duncan

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The Butchart Gardens, Brentwood Bay, Open every day of the year

     This famous garden have fireworks every Saturday evening in the summer. The garden is celebrating 100 years of operation this year. For more information Click Here

Victoria Butterfly Gardens, Brentwood Bay

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Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, Open Daily, except Christmas Day (December 25)

Summer: 8 am - 8 pm, Winter: 9 am - 4:30 p.m.

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Hatley Park National Historic Site, Victoria, Open Year Round

Royal Roads University Botanical Garden

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Abkhazi Garden, Victoria, Open March to September, Wednesday to Sunday, 1 - 5 pm

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Finnerty Gardens, University of Victoria Campus, Open Year Round

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Please let the gardens know that you found their information on our site. Thank you and Enjoy!

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