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Georgian Ambassador to Canada Visits Abkhazi Garden

NEWS RELEASE THE LAND CONSERVANCY WELCOMES AMBASSADOR OF GEORGIA TO ABKHAZI GARDEN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2017 Victoria, BC – The Land Conservancy of BC (TLC) was honoured to welcome His Excellency Konstantine Kavtaradze, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, for an on-site ribbon-cutting ceremony at Abkhazi Garden on November 10, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. to [...]

By | 2017-11-15T10:00:46+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Abkhazi Garden, Board of Directors, Press Release|0 Comments

Ambassador of Georgia to Canada to Visit Abkhazi Garden

MEDIA ADVISORY November 7, 2017 VICTORIA, BC - The Land Conservancy of British Columbia (TLC) will welcome His Excellency Konstantine Kavtaradze, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, for an on-site ribbon-cutting ceremony at Abkhazi Garden on November 10, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. to recognize the Georgian connection to Abkhazi Garden and officially reveal the new entrance [...]

By | 2017-11-15T10:15:38+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Abkhazi Garden, Board of Directors, Press Release|0 Comments

Passionate about Abkhazi Garden? Consider joining TLC’s Abkhazi Advisory Board

Interested in preserving the unique history and living legacy that is Abkhazi Garden? TLC is seeking a community member to join the Abkhazi Advisory Board.  Contact TLC at 250-479-8053 or admin@conservancy.bc.ca for more details. Abkhazi Garden is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last entrance at 4 p.m. Located at 1964 Fairfield Road, Victoria, Abkhazi [...]

By | 2017-07-20T15:03:22+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Endowment Fund Created for Abkhazi Garden in Honour of Late TLC Volunteer

NEWS RELEASE VOLUNTEER LEAVES A LEGACY TO ABKHAZI GARDEN  $100,000 endowment fund created for Abkhazi Garden in honour of late TLC volunteer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2017 Victoria, BC – When asked why he donated to The Land Conservancy of British Columbia (TLC), Jack Eldridge said that he wanted to do whatever he could [...]

Abkhazi Garden: Canada 150 Garden Experience Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2017 Abkhazi Garden Designated a ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ Victoria, BC - Abkhazi Garden is the proud recipient of a ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ designation, awarded by the Canadian Garden Council in collaboration with the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association. In celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, 150 gardens and garden experiences across the [...]

By | 2017-03-17T10:21:19+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Abkhazi Garden Patio Restoration Underway

Abkhazi Garden, the heritage home and garden created by the late Prince Nicholas and Princess Peggy Abkhazi, is a plant-enthusiast's dream tucked within Garry oaks and rocky outcrops.  But as with any heritage site, the Garden requires ongoing care to keep it open to the public.  It truly takes a village!TLC and Abkhazi Garden volunteers have been working [...]

By | 2017-11-19T20:54:26+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

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

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