Spring comes into bloom at Milner Gardens

Weekly garden and tea room openings continue each Sunday through March 20

  • Mar. 1, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Vancouver Island University’s Milner Gardens has embarked on its Spring Sundays series of openings in Qualicum Beach, and they will continue each Sunday through March 20, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Guests are invited to enjoy the emerging spring bulbs and pop into the tea room for soup and scones.

The tea room will be open beginning 11 a.m., with final seating at 3 p.m. The garden itself is also open beginning at

11 a.m., with last entry at 3 p.m.

Admission is $5.25 for adults; $3.25 for students; and free for children 12-under accompanied by an adult. Milner Gardens members and current VIU students with a student card get free admission.

The Spring Sunday series kicked off a six-week run Feb. 14.

For more information, call 250-752-6153 or visit online at  www.viu.ca/milnergardens.

— Submitted by Milner Gardens