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The Gardens at HCP

505 Quayle Rd, Saanich, British Columbia V9E 2J7, Canada
+1 250-479-6162
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Awesome garden

This training center for people obtaining horticultural degrees/certification is by far one of the... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2017
Adam R

With just a few hours to enjoy the area, we had considered the ultra famous gardens in the... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2017
Santa Rosa, California
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505 Quayle Rd, Saanich, British Columbia V9E 2J7, Canada
+1 250-479-6162
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Reviewed June 28, 2017

This training center for people obtaining horticultural degrees/certification is by far one of the most lovely, comprehensive gardens that you can visit. As a plantsman, this was a pure delight. Having visited before, and enjoyed the winter garden, it was great to see the gardens...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

With just a few hours to enjoy the area, we had considered the ultra famous gardens in the vicinity. However, we found the Gardens at HCP on TripAdvisor, read up on it and we were off. If you are into gardening in any way, a...More

1  Thank Sharon224
Reviewed June 17, 2017

We were told about this garden by a gardener working on the beds in the home where we were staying. I had never heard of it before. He told us it wasn't as showy as The Butchart Gardens and was more of a gardener's garden--which...More

1  Thank dawnalda
Reviewed June 5, 2017

HCP gardens are well maintained and beautiful. The winter garden and bonsai exhibit are inspirational. The all-volunteer staff is friendly and answered all of my questions. There are more pristine gardens in Victoria, but this one has soul.

Thank rod2c
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Set aside a few hours to enjoy this amazing garden. Beautifully maintained. Perfect way to spend a few hours admiring nature's perfection. Lots of parking. Well priced entrance fee, $12 per person.

Thank yyesiamtrish2
Reviewed May 10, 2017

These charming gardens are well worth the visit. Very pleasant walk through the gardens. Lots of signs showing types of flowers. I would imagine the gardens will be even more beautiful in June. I wish I had more time to enjoy.

Thank Mitzy570
Reviewed April 30, 2017

The Gardens at HCP was recently awarded Canadian Garden of the Year - an award voted on by Canadian Tourism. A well deserved award as the Gardens are magnificent. The gardens have garden beds beds maintained by volunteers with specific interests- Lily garden, veggie garden,...More

Thank victoria_BCLeam
Reviewed April 25, 2017

This small, but intense garden is a good way to spend a couple hours on a trip to Victoria, or Sidney. The gardens are kind of in an out-of-the-way location, but it adds to the aesthetics of the place. Besides the gardens there is a...More

Thank craig t
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Nice gardens and a chance to spend an afternoon among nature. A bit of a mission to get there and probably boring for kids.

Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Easy place to reach and very relaxed staff / volunteers in the gardens. I became a member on first glance ($55 per couple for the year) and as many visits as you care to make. Restaurant is somewhat limited, but the fare is tasty and...More

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