Entries by SCG Office

Wu Wo Tea Ceremony in the Courtyard – June 10, 2-4 PM

Experience this traditional tea ceremony with others who enjoy or want to learn more about Chinese tea culture. Bring your favorite Chinese tea, a pot and four cups, and learn how to prepare and share in a Wu-W0 tea circle. Wu-Wo means selfless, related to the Taoist “Way of Tea.” Ling Wang, a tea expert […]

Keeping an Eye on the Next Peony Blooms

The tree peony varieties blooming in early May have now dropped their petals, but the next varieties to bloom will be bursting forth in this week’s warmer weather. These Itoh intersectional peonies are a cross between tree and herbaceous peonies. Also planted with rootstock from Luoyang, China, they have matured into lush bushes full of […]

Pine and Plum Pavilion Pond in Bloom

In the past few days bright yellow lilies have livened up the pond, a sure sign that summer is near. Water lilies also are starting to pop up and unfold. Occasionally a red water lily appears to add another bright jolt of color. Mallard ducks have been frequent visitors for the past month or so. […]

5th Annual Peony and Bamboo Festival: 1,400 visitors on May 6-7!

Our fifth annual Peony and Bamboo Festival drew an estimated 1,400 people over the weekend. All enjoyed wonderful cultural performances, starting with the lion dance in the courtyard and parade around the Garden, led by Sifu David Leong of Northwest Kung Fu and Fitness. The gorgeous peonies were photo magnets, and many first-time visitors also […]

2017 Events ~ Mark Your Calendar!

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. If you are not yet on the event alert email list, send your name and email address to:  info@seattlechinesegarden.org

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 […]