Near Brentwood Bay in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
Seed & Fireworks Fields
In 1903, the land now occupied by the Butchart Gardens was purchased from a local dairy farmer, Mr. Fernie. Reservoirs were excavated in 1969 to ensure a water supply for irrigation. The single jet fountain was installed to aerate the water supply in the largest reservoir, now the focal point of the fireworks display.
Erected by The Butchart Gardens.
Location. 48° 33.89′ N, 123° 28.257′ W. Marker is near Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Touch for map. Marker is near the Rose Carousel Pavilion at The Butchart Gardens. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay, British Columbia V8M 1J8, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Concert Lawn (a few steps from this marker); Coast Salish Totem Poles (a few steps from this marker); Organ Pavillion (within shouting distance of this marker); Rose Garden History (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Above The Sunken Garden (about 150 meters away); Fountain of the Three Sturgeons (about 150 meters away); The Sunken Garden (about 180 meters away); The Japanese Garden (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood Bay.
Also see . . .
1. The Butchart Gardens. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Butchart Gardens on Facebook. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Environment • Horticulture & Forestry • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.