Category: Featured Project

Professional Printing of our Garden Book!

Our beautiful photographic book is finally going large! To date we have produced two very small boutique runs of this book –  both hand-made & bound, a labor of love. We are excited, as finally we have gone off shore with the book and we will have a very beautiful hard-cover version with an illustrated […]

Published on: 7 August
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Video Project by the Huckleberries

As a school project in 2012, part of the students collective weekly classes was a lesson in film making by the highly accredited London film maker, Jon Latomi. The task set was to make a short commercial from start to finish, encompassing all levels of the craft from wardrobe and make up, sound, photography and […]

Published on: 25 May 2014
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Creation of an Organic Farm

Garden of Light began to create its organic farm three years ago and has done so in order to provide a greater, sustainable lifestyle for all who participate. We have chosen to incorporate a combination of Organic and Biodynamic Practices within the creation of our food gardens – to draw on a life positive and […]

Published on: 25 May 2014
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Building the Treehouse

This project was embarked upon many years ago and over time has become a place of learning and wonder. It has been a perfect learning platform for the Huckleberry boys to learn skills of woodwork and construction, team work and maths. There is still more to come in the development of this magical space, a […]

Published on: 25 May 2014
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Impressionist Photography Project

The Hucklberries were lucky enough to graciously be given a Masterclass in the art of Impressionist Photography by a leader in the field, Ken Ball. Ken brought his wife, as an anniversary gift, on a Spring Garden tour and was so taken with all that was happening at The Garden, that he offered to teach […]

Published on: 25 May 2014
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Autumn Tours

Our first Autumn Tours begun last month and have been a complete delight. The tours have been a whole new departure for us at The Garden, so following the success of our first Spring Tours it was obvious that we needed to make The Garden available during another season. So, here we are, in our […]

Published on: 24 May 2014
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Recycling and Upcycling

In every way we look for how we can use materials that we have around the property or that have been given to us, or even that we find at the side of the road, to enhance many areas of The Garden. Here, friends have given us fence rails and posts of Australian hardwood, that […]

Published on: 24 May 2014
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Sir Jon’s Circle

This beautiful intimate space has arisen out of the desolation that inspired the creation of the Butchart Garden. Sir Jon’s Circle nestles under the shade of a beautiful Tropical Birch, a new species of birch created in the nearby village of Uki. Planting of several tropical birch saplings now encompass this space along with the […]

Published on: 18 February 2014
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