Posts tagged Shinto
2016: Year in Reflection

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.

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Hinoki: A Revered Conifer

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.

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