Highland News Leader

Highland Garden Club to hear presentation on Butchert Gardens

The Highland Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 in the upstairs meeting rooms at the Korte Recreation Center beginning.

John Johnston will be giving a presentation of his trip to Butchert Gardens. Many tourists consider Butchert Gardens the best botanical garden in the world. The Butchert Gardens is a group of floral display gardens in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, located near Victoria, on Vancouver Island. The gardens receive close to a million visitors each year and have been designated a National Historic Site, due to their international renown.

The Highland Garden Club meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of each month. The mission of the club is: “To plant the seeds of knowledge, cultivate friendships, grow in our appreciation of nature, harvest ideas, and preserve the beauty of our community.”

Anyone interested in learning more about the Garden Club should call Kathy Moore, club resident, at 654-3579 or email her at wmoorekm@gmail.com.