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Portland Japanese Garden Training Seminar Registration Deadline
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST
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Portland Japanese Garden Training Seminar Registration Deadline

Learn Japanese garden design with both your hands and your heart.

Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart: The Use of Stone in the Japanese Tea Garden 

Intermediate Level: July 19 - 30, 2018 | Deadline to Register: February 28
Beginner Level: September 20 - 27, 2018 | Deadline to Register: March 31


In 2018, Portland Japanese Garden is honored to offer Beginner and Intermediate level Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart seminars. This 12-day, hands-on seminars are designed to serve professionals in garden design, construction, and maintenance.

Each seminar is taught by visiting Japanese instructors and Portland Japanese Garden staff. A traditional, hands-on learning process focusing on stonework is supplemented with preparatory theoretical and practical instruction in topics including garden design, traditional tool use, and the culture of tea.
The seminars immerse learners in not just the techniques but the cultural heart of the Japanese garden. Admission is open to staff of Japanese gardens, landscape design and construction professionals, and students of landscape disciplines.

To apply or learn more: japanesegarden.org/thecenter

Waza to Kokoro is the main program of the Portland Japanese Garden’s International Japanese Garden Training Center, which seeks to provide a place in North America to learn the skills and techniques for creating and stewarding Japanese gardens.