Annual Mother’s Day Garden Tour springs up around city

The Victoria Conservatory of Music is hosting its annual Mother's Day Garden Tour on May 9 and 10.

Thinking about a way to shower your mother or grandmother with love and appreciation on Mother’s Day?

The Victoria Conservatory of Music is hosting its annual Mother’s Day Garden Tour on May 9 and 10.

The tour, which is in its 33rd year, includes 10 private gardens in Saanich, Victoria and Oak Bay and they range from exotic to native, established or new, and country acreage to city spaces. Participants will also be able to enjoy music from students and faculty from the conservatory.

The location of the gardens are kept under wraps and are revealed on your physical ticket.

Participants can also have their gardening questions answered on site by master gardeners. There will be a plant sale and silent auction as well.

All proceeds to towards the conservatory. Tickets can be purchased at GardenWorks, Marigold Nurseries and Thrifty Foods or go online to vcm.bc.ca.