Friends of Government House Gardens Society

Victoria, British Columbia



Blushing Lucy

Blushing Lucy is in full bloom in the Victorian Rose Garden and putting on a spectacular display.

photo of a large pink rose bush
Photo credit: John Barton


The Cut Flower Garden

A view of the Cut Flower Garden, overlooking the Children’s garden.

Photo courtesy of John Barton

This Year’s Garlic Crop

Image of garlic curing at Government House
Photo by John Barton

Brian Dellamore with this year’s garlic crop pulled today, now curing under the extension to the handsome Garden Shed built by Keith Bateman last year.

Himalayan Blue Poppy

An image of a Himalayan Blue Poppy at Government House
photo by John Barton

A View of the Duck Pond

image of fountain in the duck pond
photo by John Barton

The Gardens in Snow 2017

The gardens of Government House always look spectacular – even with the occasional snowfall. These photos were taken by Friends volunteer Penny Tennenhouse.


Snow is an unusual event here in Victoria. One of the Friends captured the moment in the gardens at Government House.


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