Moving to Butchart for a min:
This waterfall in Japanese Garden I photographed countless times but these shots are probably first that I am happy with:
These are flamingos (just so you don't confuse them for tulips):
Some are so lucky to be born this brightly colored...
Been a while since we did night time theme, plus full Moon as a bonus
Back downtown, Darth Vader the Fiddler!
Meanwhile, Butchart is not decorated with roses
And there are some irises elsewhere:
... and calla lilies
...and ducks in the bog:
Quiet evening with amazing soft light at the Central Saanich shore:
Several shots from the Governor's House: