Nov 3, 2009

OUTDOOR WEDNESDAY - BUTCHART GARDENS


Outdoor Wednesday is hosted by Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer. Even with the weather changing we can still get some outdoor shots. Join in, add your link, check out the others, leave a comment. Participate. Thanks Susan. 

There is a gorgeous garden on Vancouver Island called Butchart Gardens. It is a huge tourist attraction and well worth the visit if you are in the area. Even at Christmas time they have an amazing display. These photos are just the tip of the iceberg. It is a huge garden and has many different garden "rooms".


 
These photos were not taken by me. I received them in an email and I don't know who took them.

24 comments:

  1. Oh how lovely the gardens are in the fall. I was there for the first time in August.

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  2. Simply beautiful! We visited Victoria in May when our cruise ship stopped there, but we didn't have time to visit Burchart Gardens. Wish we had!

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  3. Lori, those trees are so magnificent they don't even look real! Oh, how gorgeous. I can't get over the range of colors. This is truly lovely.

    Happy Outdoor Wed...

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  4. What a garden. From what I hear the whole area is one of the most beautiful places there is.

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  5. That garden looks spectacular Lori, gorgeous.

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  6. These are gorgeous! The layers of color are just beautiful. The pond, waterfall and footbridge in the second to last shot - perfection! These could be paintings. Thanks for sharing these. Kathy

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  7. Oh my gosh...so many colors, so much to see! Beautiful.


    My post for Wednesday is now published. Click Here to join me. I'd love for you to stop by today.

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  8. What a feast for the eyes! Nature always has the most amazing colors!

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  9. Bob and I have visited the gardens but never in the fall. Your photos are just spectacular. The autumn colors of the gardens are really amazing.
    Have a great Outdoor Wednesday.

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  10. One of my favourite places to go! Hope you have a great week and Happy Outdoor Wednesday to you : )

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  11. Wow, this garden is amazing. Nice pictures!

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  12. Check out The Butchart Gardens web site at http://www.butchartgardens.com

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  13. These pictures are so pretty. The colors are stunning! Anita

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  14. How did you get pics of my backyard?? Hahaha! For some reason when I saw the title of this post I read it like this: Butt Chart. Der.

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  15. Hi Lori,
    Spectacular photos! The first one made me think of flowering trees and azaleas in the Spring.
    Great post!

    Fondly,
    Bill

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  16. Wow, spectacular pics, that garden is a feast for the eyes. Great post!
    ~Myrna

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  17. Hi Lori! You got some fantastic photos at the gardens... I have been there a few years ago but it wasn't Fall. Ooooohhhh how I would love to see the gardens in the Fall! Thanks for the fantastic photos!

    Also thanks for letting me know that my font was black on my comment section... I missed that when I was changing outta my Halloween blog dress. I believe I fixed it... Thanks again!

    ~Rainey~

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  18. Blue Bird: I visited this most wonderful garden long long time ago. That is how I got to British Columbia and have memories never to be forgetten!
    Thank you Lori to comment in my blog: "DAILY NOTES" which is one of my first try! Love: Blue Bird

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  19. Thanks guys, I too think they are beautiful but remember that I didn't take them. They came to me in an email.

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  20. Lori,
    Thanks for the comments. Happy belated birthday to you too! Anita :)

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  21. Stunning photography! Thanks for sharing these pictures with us on Outdoor Wednesday.


    Jean

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  22. Thanks for the John Irving alert!
    I'm off to Costco!

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