Entries by SCG Office

5th Annual Peony and Bamboo Festival, April 8–9

The Luoyang tree peonies are showing lots of big buds and the beginning sprouting of leaves. These hardy plants don’t mind snow and cold. We anticipate bigger and more beautiful blooms with each passing year, so save the weekend of April 8 and 9 (10 am to 4 pm) for our most popular annual event. […]

A Magic Carpet of Snow

Maybe Dragon Seeker wishes he could fly off to a warmer climate, but we cheer for gentle snowstorms that transform the garden into a winter wonderland. Dewey Webster, docent program coordinator, headed to the Garden on February 6 to photograph the first significant snow in three years. He reports that neighborhood families were in the […]

Great Blue Heron Checks Out the Garden

Great blue herons occasionally visit the Garden, primarily to cast an eye on the goldfish, the mission of this one in late afternoon on January 7. This brief video link shows him stalking up to the pond. Alas for the heron, no meal there as the fish were in hiding on this cold day. Garden […]

2017 Events ~ Mark Your Calendar!

5th Annual Peony and Bamboo Festival – April 8 & 9, 10 am to 4 pm World Tai Chi and Qigong Day – April 29, 10 am  to 11:30 am 5th Annual Kite Festival – June 24, 2 pm to 6 pm Other events and cultural/educational programs will be added to the calendar as the year progresses. […]

Garden Conservancy Northwest 2017 Passport

Soos Creek Botanical Garden in Auburn   Garden lovers will appreciate this passport to 24 public gardens in the Northwest (15 in the Puget Sound region). Each garden offers a benefit such as a discount on admissions, a gift shop or nursery purchase, or a special program. The passport provides contact information (including website) and a map ID. The passport […]

Shopping at Amazon? Give to the Garden Through AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Seattle Chinese Garden through your Amazon purchases, at no cost to you. The AS Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases. You can use your existing Amazon account. On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), select the Seattle Chinese […]

Job Opportunties

Job Opportunities The Garden currently have the following job opportunities: Office Coordinator. Click here for details.

Who is this doggie in the Garden ?

Who is this doggie in the Garden ? It’s Willow … with her companion, Laurel Seely. The Garden is open to dogs with their two-footed friends, even those lacking this pair’s perfect garden names. Note that Willow is on a leash. Please bring plastic baggies for you know what. Our big field is great for […]

Dedication for the Friendship Wall

Give a Gift That Endures… Honor a Family Member or Friend with a Garden Brick Years from now, visitors to the garden will pass by this wall and be delighted to say, “Look, right there, those are my grandparents’ names – they helped build this garden.” Community friends prepare to cut the ribbon at the […]

Volunteering

Volunteering Opportunities The Garden offers many opportunities for volunteers to help with events, public outreach, administrative work, and horticulture and site upkeep. To learn more, please click on the descriptions below. Email info@seattlechinesegarden.org  for questions. Special Events  Volunteer Coordinator Visitor Services Garden Assistant