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Butchart Gardens: a piece of the rainbow in the snow of Canada

Butchart Gardens – this is an incredibly beautiful flower garden in Canada (Vancouver), which annually attracts more than one million tourists. Only here you have the opportunity to see a unique collection of plants, beautiful sculptures and even a look at the fluttering of birds in the sky. It is difficult to imagine that in place of the heavenly scenery once quarried limestone and cement prevented.

In 1904 he arrived on Vancouver Island and Jenny Pym Butchartovy. Canadian land attracted by their large deposits of limestone, which is required for the production of cement. When all deposits have been exhausted, the wife decided to thank all the earth, and so generous with her husband began to break garden in these places. Due diligence Butchart family, forgotten wasteland into a lush garden. The fame of the gardens Butchart began to spread rapidly across America and in the 20s their family heritage come to admire about 50,000 travelers. By the way, the gardens are still owned by the family of Butchart, or rather their granddaughter Robin Lee Clark.

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