Entries by SCG Office

5th Annual Peony and Bamboo Festival

Saturday/Sunday, May 6-7, 10 AM to 4 PM We are glad we heeded the weather forecasts for April 22-23 and postponed the festival to avert a wet experience for garden visitors, lion dancers, cultural performers, vendors, and all our collaborators. Now we are looking forward to the forecasts of warmer and mostly sunny weather and […]

Peony Blooming Update

By April 22 about eight peony buds had popped open to full bloom (photos below), and many more should be opening this week. Stop by to admire them and see all the big buds getting ready to bloom. We will post regular updates on the website home page and send via email alerts. We anticipate […]

April 29: World Tai Chi and Qigong Day at the Garden

Come join the global celebration in Knowing the Spring Courtyard. Tai Chi master Restita DeJesus will guide participants in flowing movements that enhance your qi and serenity. People of all ages and skill levels are welcome. No prior experience needed. Come and enjoy or observe this popular annual event, which begins at 10 am and […]

2017 Events ~ Mark Your Calendar!

5th Annual Peony and Bamboo Festival – May 6 & 7, 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. If […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]