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.
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.
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.
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.
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.