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TLC launches #30for30more Campaign for Abkhazi Garden

This month marks the beginning of TLC's #30for30more campaign to raise $30,000 to go towards repair projects at Abkhazi Garden.  These projects include new fencing, stonework, railings along stairways, and tree pruning. While TLC has been diligent about supporting operations and the volunteers throughout the past few years, we need your help to [...]

By | 2017-11-19T20:56:36+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Love Thy Nature at Cinecenta April 21

See the award-winning documentary Love Thy Nature on April 21, 7:15 and 8:45 p.m. at Cinecenta! For more information visit cinecenta.com. Narrated by Liam Neeson, Love Thy Nature is a stunning cinematic journey exploring how a renewed connection with nature holds the key to a highly advanced and conscious new ecological era. Watch the trailer [...]

By | 2016-10-26T18:37:43+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Vancouver Island|0 Comments

2016 Gulf Islands Conservation Conference on Mayne Island

On March 12 and 13, TLC’s Covenant Manager Torrey Archer attended the 2016 Gulf Islands Conservation Conference, held on beautiful Mayne Island and hosted by the Mayne Island Conservancy Society. Twenty-six different groups, including environmental education organizations and land and marine conservancies, gathered together for the weekend to share their experiences, resources, knowledge and hope [...]

By | 2016-10-26T18:37:43+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Metal ballgowns dress up Abkhazi Garden

Originally published by Adrian Chamberlain, Times Colonist, on April 9, 2016. To conjure up the indomitable spirit of a Shanghai-born princess, artist Bev Petow fashioned 200 maple leaves out of hard, cold steel. These metal leaves, in seven sizes, were painstakingly hand-cut, hammered and welded together in the shape of a ballgown. An acid wash [...]

By | 2016-10-26T18:37:44+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Haute Couture at Abkhazi Garden

 Haute Couture at the Abkhazi Garden Steel sculptures by Bev Petow inspired by the glamourous wardrobe of the Princess Peggy Abkhazi Opening at the Abkhazi Garden Saturday, April 9, 2016 1964 Fairfield Road, Victoria Artist Reception April 9, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Princess Peggy Abkhazi had an exotic, privileged and far-flung life. Born in Shanghai, [...]

By | 2016-06-09T19:12:59+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|1 Comment