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Deadline extended for Portland training

Apply by May 1

“My personal goals were exceeded as the seminar immersed us in Japanese culture and explained the reasons behind techniques and ideas used in Japanese gardens.”

– Ayse Pogue, Senior Horticulturalist, Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden, Chicago Botanical Garden, 2016 seminar participant

The deadline has been extended for application to the Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart hands-on seminar in Japanese garden arts. An immersive, professional-level course unparalleled in the world, Waza to Kokoro is acclaimed by  gardeners, landscape architects and designers, aesthetic pruners, horticulturalists, and stonemasons alike.

Learn stone setting, bamboo fence construction, design, history, aesthetics, and other topics, all integrated into a holistic learning experience framed in the culture of tea.  The course takes place at Portland Japanese Garden and offsite venues, with faculty from Garden staff as well as visiting instructors from Japan.

Explore images and stories from previous seminars in this Landscape Architecture Magazine article.

The intermediate level seminar takes place September 16 – 27, 2019.  The application deadline is May 1.

Scholarships and payment plans are available to make the seminar more affordable. 

Questions? Contact us at thecenter@japanesegarden.org

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Entry deadline nears for Waza To Kokoro in Portland

Application Deadline: April 15

“The course was brilliant. I met some amazing people and learnt a lot, and it will leave a lasting impact on what I do in the future. I will be recommending it.”

–Jake Davies-Robertson, gardener, Kew Gardens

April 15 is the application deadline for the intermediate-level Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart seminar in Japanese garden arts. This unparalleled experience in hands-on landscape education has proven a transformative professional experience for gardeners, landscape architects, horticulturalists, stone masons and designers from five countries.   

The seminar, now in its fourth year, presents training in stone setting, bamboo fence construction, design, history, aesthetics, and other topics — all integrated into a holistic learning experience framed in the culture of tea.  The course takes place at Portland Japanese Garden and offsite venues, with faculty from Garden staff as well as visiting instructors from Japan. 

Explore images and stories from previous seminars in this Landscape Architecture Magazine article.

The intermediate level seminar takes place September 16 – 27, 2019.  The application deadline is April 15.

Questions? Contact us at thecenter@japanesegarden.org

APPLY NOW
Learn More about the Seminars
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