Art Exhibit: ICHI-GO ICHI-E by Season Yoshida
A Quiet Legacy: The Juki Iida Scroll
The experience of the garden is never the same twice. Come experience one artist's interpretation of a Japanese saying, ICHI-GO ICHI-E ("one time, one meeting") at a stunning digital art exhibit in the Tateuchi Community Room.
Japanese Camellias: Exceptional Flowers in Late Winter & Spring
Landscape architect Juki Iida left behind a little known legacy when he came to Seattle to oversee the installation of Seattle Japanese Garden: an ink-painted scroll. It provides a glimpse into the natural elements he incorporated into his design.
Who Was Juki Iida? ~Insights from the Designer's Diary, Part 1~
Japanese Camelias are the showy stars of the early spring in our garden. A species grown for thousands of years, Japanese Camelias have a long history of being cultivated and prized for their beauty.
Welcome Our New Scholar-in-Residence
Landscape architect Juki Iida is largely credited for designing Seattle Japanese Garden in 1959. Follow a new series by Scholar-in-Residence, Mark Bourne, about the insights Mr. Iida recorded in his diary.
2016: Year in Reflection
We have created a new position, Scholar-in-Residence, to spearhead Japanese garden history education and archival projects at Seattle Japanese Garden.
Hinoki: A Revered Conifer
Tranquility and Peace. Thank you for showing the world that it matters through your support of the Garden. We've had a remarkable year of increased visitors and thousands of hours of volunteerism. Seattle Japanese Garden matters more to the community now than ever.
The Garden Refined: Perfecting the Vision Through Expert Pruning
Among the many conifers in our garden is Chamaecyparis obtusa, known in Japan as hinoki. It's one of Japan's most revered trees for its beautiful, durable wood and bark and fragrant essential oils of its bark, wood and foliage.
Fall pruning is the most important part of proper specimen tree maintenance, it is the time when critical decisions will be made with regards to individual pieces and the key relationships that define the aesthetic of this Garden.