February 4, 2015

Thank You Tour Wrap-up


The 10th annual Water Garden Tour was a great success!!  All proceeds from the tour go directly to our trade school project in Africa. Learn more at http://fortheloveofafrica.ca

All proceeds from the tour will go directly to our trade school project in Tanzania, Africa……….the Dodoma Technical Institute.

View Photos from the 2016 tour

THANK-YOU to our ticket purchasers…….without you buying tickets and attending our tour we wouldn’t have this successful fundraiser.

THANK-YOU to the Homeowners………. The society are most grateful that you made your beautiful gardens available  for the tour,  and spent numerous hours in preparation for tour day.   The gardens were a delight to visit, your water features were spectacular, and everyone enjoyed the day.

THANK-YOU to the Designers…….

The designers created water features that were truly amazing.  The society extends our appreciation to each one of you.

THANK-YOU to our Sponsors…..
Your participation and/or contributions, made our tour a true success!


Peninsula Co-Op logo

Peninsula Community Cooperative Services (10th Tour Sponsor)

W&C Garner (Brightened Cropped)

Wayne & Cindy Garner of JONESco Real Estate Inc (Tour refreshment sponsor)

Sharen Warde and Larry Sims

Sharen Warde and Larry Sims

Buckerfield’s Country Stores

Buckerfield’s Country Stores


Wizard Screens & More Victoria

MFI logo3

Megson FitzPatrick Insurance Services

Peninsula Landscape Supplies

Peninsula Landscape Supplies

Wildwood Watedrscapes

Wildwood Waterscapes

Serious Coffee

Serious Coffee is sponsoring tea and coffee for the pre-tour lunch

THANK-YOU to the musicians who created beautiful music at most gardens on the tour. Each of you are extremely talented and the society thank-you for your participation.

THANK-YOU to the Ticket Outlets – Each of your garden centres sold tickets and put posters in your windows.  We thank-you so much for doing this.  Without ticket sales our tour wouldn’t exist.


Brown’s The Florist
Downtown Victoria – 757 Fort Street (250) 388-5545
Sidney – 2499 Beacon Avenue (250) 656-3313
Westshore – 2972 Jacklin Road (778) 433-5399

Dig This
Oak Bay Village – 1990 Oak Bay Ave. (250) 598-0802
Broadmead – 480-777 Royal Oak Drive (250) 727-9922
Sidney – 9813 Third Street (778) 426 1998

Dinter Nursery (Duncan)
Located: 5km. South of Duncan, BC on Hwy #1
2205 Phipps Road, Duncan, B.C. V9L 6L2874

Elk Lake Garden Centre
Saanich – 5450 Patricia Bay Hwy – (250) 658-8812

Gardenworks (all Victoria locations)
Colwood – 1859 Island Hwy. (250) 478-2078
Oak Bay – 1916 Oak Bay Ave.(250) 595-4200
Saanich – 4290 Blenkinsop Rd. (250) 721-2140

Marigold Nurseries
7874 Lochside Drive, Saanichton, BC V8M 2B9

Wildwood Outdoor Living Centre (at cannor nursery)
4660 Elk Lake Drive, Victoria, British Columbia

THANK-YOU to all of the volunteers , the tour depends on you.  The society realizes the work you do is absolutely necessary to a successful tour.    Our appreciation and sincere thanks extend to each and every one of you.

THANK-YOU to the members of the Water Garden Committee for your years of dedication and commitment to the society.  Your work is necessary to keep this tour an annual event (particularly to Jane Nuttall – our leader).

See you all next year for the 11th Annual Water Garden Tour!!!