The Story of Butchart Gardens by Dave Preston

The Story of Butchart Gardens

byDave Preston

Kobo ebook | October 16, 2013

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How did Jenny Butchart turn an ugly, disused limestone quarry into the world’s most famous private garden?  Over 100 years later Butchart Gardens still attracts almost a million visitors from around the globe, to enjoy a world created by an unrivalled green-thumb visionary.

The stuff of legend is what makes a good story, and the stuff grows here as quickly as a well-tended flower bed. Legends cannot be proved or disproved, merely recounted and enjoyed. Mystery and speculation only serve to make them more durable. Butchart Gardens is certainly a legend. Filled with myth, folklore, and love, it’s a cheerfully told story, as colourful and unique as the gardens themselves.

 “Well researched and concise… reader friendly material of historical value.” – B.C. Historical Federation

“An amazing story about an amazing garden… a must-read for visitors and locals.” – CKNW Radio

“What a remarkable story and what a pair the Butcharts were!” – CBC Radio

Title:The Story of Butchart GardensFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 16, 2013Publisher:White Rose ContentLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990049822026

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