~ Byron Cook - head gardener at Sooke Harbour House Hotel near Victoria, Vancouver Island ~

Byron Cook - Head Gardener

Byron Cook is a head gardener, beekeeper, wooden boat builder and book collector. He has been interviewed about his extraordinary garden at Sooke Harbour House on television (The Canadian Gardener, Harrowsmith Country Life, Mark Cullen's Garden Show and The Guerilla Gardener), in magazines (Sunset, The Kitchen Garden, Western Living, The Royal Horticulture Society's The Garden) and newspapers (The New York Times).

Byron has been married for 26 years to Laura Cook. He has two children: Jessica who is a web developer and Sarah who is a biologist.

View of the hotel gardens from the dining room
~ View from the Dining Room ~

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