The Butchart Gardens – Victoria, British Columbia

Badge of Awesome Communities invites you to share your favourite things to see and do in cool destinations around the world. We caught up with the folks from The Butchart Gardens — one of our featured attractions from the Vancouver area — to learn about what they have to offer and what they think makes their community so awesome.

What makes The Butchart Gardens awesome?

The Butchart Gardens: Located in Brentwood Bay, The Butchart Gardens, a National Historic Site of Canada has been enthralling visitors for over 110 years with its stunning 22ha (55acres) of floral display gardens. Open every day of the year, The Gardens welcome nearly a million people from around the world each year. The Gardens are still owned and operated by the family and today comprise several major gardens, including the Sunken Garden, Rose Garden, Japanese Garden, Italian Garden, the Concert Lawn, and the Ross Fountain.


Josh is the creative force behind Badge of Awesome, where he noodles and doodles about life and the lessons learned from it. He's the author of Simply Blunderful and creator of The Overcoming Obstacles Toolkit.

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