Jennie Butchart’s Private Garden
Jennie Butchart’s Private Garden at the Butchart Gardens was designed by architect Samuel Maclure in 1920 and was built in 1920-1921.
It is adjacent to Benvenuto’s Sun Room, which was designed by Samuel Maclure in 1911.
Here are some photos of how the Private Garden site appeared prior to 1920-1921:
Here are some photographs of how the Private Garden appears now:
Here is a 1921 photograph of Jennie Butchart standing at the south gate of the Private Garden.
The Private Garden was designed in 1921 by architect Samuel Maclure. Here are some of Samuel Maclure’s original drawings for the Private Garden:
Here are some historic photos of the Private Garden:
Here are two 1920 Samuel Maclure drawings of two proposed gates for the Private Garden:
This one was rejected.
This is the Samuel Maclure drawing of the gate that is still in place on the Private Garden:
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