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The garden is full of trees with winding paths in between. The paths are lined on both sides by 200 year old bonsai trees. The other trees include cherries, maples, and azaleas, which make the garden an ideal place to visit in both the autumn and spring. Even in winter the garden is a beautiful view, often compared to a “fine sumi-e ink painting”. The garden also has a pond and a stone lantern that is said to be 800 years old.

The garden is full of trees with winding paths in between. The paths are lined on both sides by 200 year old bonsai trees. The other trees include cherries, maples, and azaleas, which make the garden an ideal place to visit in both the autumn and spring. Even in winter the garden is a beautiful view, often compared to a “fine sumi-e ink painting”. The garden also has a pond and a stone lantern that is said to be 800 years old.

Taizō-in is well known for its two gardens. The main garden, Motonobu-no-niwa, is a traditional Japanese dry landscape garden (karesansui), containing several angular rocks suggesting the cliffs of the island of Hōrai, with smaller stones suggesting a stream. The planting is mostly evergreen, including camellia, pine, and Japanese umbrella pine. It was designed to integrate a borrowing of scenery ("shakkei") of a view of Narabigaoka Hill in the distance. It is thought to be the final work of…

Taizō-in is well known for its two gardens. The main garden, Motonobu-no-niwa, is a traditional Japanese dry landscape garden (karesansui), containing several angular rocks suggesting the cliffs of the island of Hōrai, with smaller stones suggesting a stream. The planting is mostly evergreen, including camellia, pine, and Japanese umbrella pine. It was designed to integrate a borrowing of scenery ("shakkei") of a view of Narabigaoka Hill in the distance. It is thought to be the final work of…

In 1924, the Olmstead Brothers designed the University of Washington Arboretum. Tatsuo Moriwaki of Tokyo Metro Parks to help guide the process. He selected Kiyoshi Inoshita and Juki Iida to design the project. The design was completed in 1959  Also see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy0zA9HkRhM&list=PL8V0NrUM5KhDNXC3Rap6OnqvT7n4Xs8E-  https://www.pinterest.com/michaelroybal20/seattle-japanese-garden/

In 1924, the Olmstead Brothers designed the University of Washington Arboretum. Tatsuo Moriwaki of Tokyo Metro Parks to help guide the process. He selected Kiyoshi Inoshita and Juki Iida to design the project. The design was completed in 1959 Also see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy0zA9HkRhM&list=PL8V0NrUM5KhDNXC3Rap6OnqvT7n4Xs8E- https://www.pinterest.com/michaelroybal20/seattle-japanese-garden/

Murin-an (無鄰菴) is a Japanese garden in Kyoto, built by political and military leader Yamagata Aritomo between 1894 and 1898. It is an example of a classical Japanese promenade garden of the Meiji Period.

Murin-an (無鄰菴) is a Japanese garden in Kyoto, built by political and military leader Yamagata Aritomo between 1894 and 1898. It is an example of a classical Japanese promenade garden of the Meiji Period.

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