Application is now open for Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart, an immersive seminar in Japanese garden arts at the Portland Japanese Garden

Waza to Kokoro, offered in 2019 at both the beginner and intermediate levels, combines design-build elements with theory and cultural instruction for an immersive experience in Japanese garden arts. The course is led by Portland Japanese Garden staff as well as by visiting Japanese instructors.

You can learn more about the seminar by watching this short video:

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Application is open to landscape and horticulture professionals of all sectors. The program is a presentation of the Portland Japanese Gardens International Japanese Garden Training Center, which received the APGA 2018 Award for Program Excellence.

Beginner level: June 3-9, 2019

Intermediate level: September 16-27, 2019

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