Canada Post Corporation “Public Gardens Series”, 1991

On 22 May 1991, Canada Post Corporation issued a collection of five 40 cent postage stamps known as the “Public Gardens” series. These postage stamps honoured five Canadian public gardens, including the Butchart Gardens.   The other four gardens commemorated in the Public Gardens series stamps were: the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton, Ontario; the […]

Spode Butchart Pattern 2/9165

Spode Butchart Pattern In 1937 Spode named one of its existing patterns “Butchart” to honour the Butcharts and the Butchart Gardens. Our thanks to Spode collector Bill Coles for the above photo from his collection. Here is an excerpt from our Butchart Gardens History: “…..In 1937, the Butcharts were honoured by the Spode chinaware of […]