Japanese Garden, Seattle, WA

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Home Inspector with Charles Buell Inspections Inc.

Japanese Garden     Along with the Conservatory (and not too far from each other), there is another very cool place in Seattle to visit---whether you are playing tourist or live here all the time---called the Japanese Garden, at the Washington Park Arboretum. 

     Here is a little photo tour to give you just a taste of the trails and visual feasts at this little patch of serenity.  Every time I visit the Garden I wonder why I don’t go back more often.  Isn’t that the way it is though?  We will scrimp and save to visit some far off exotic place and neglect the things that are right in our own back yard.  The very places that someone in a far off place is scrimping and saving to come and see.

South Entrance to the Japanese Gardens

One of the bridges

Reflect on this

 Nutsy’s house

I may be slow but I am ahead of you.

Serenity

Reflect on this.

And this

Another bridge.

Don’t give me any Carp!

Home sweet home!

Inspector’s dream.

Water fall. 

Charles Buell

Seattle Home Inspectors, ASHI Home Inspector, Licensed Home Inspector, Structural Pest Inspector, Charles Buell Inspections Inc, Seattle, WA

 

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beautiful photos.... thank you.

September 29, 2009 08:25 AM
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I haven't been to Seattle's Japanese Garden in years.  Portland has a lovely one as well.  Beaautiful photos, Charles.  Thanks for sharing!

September 29, 2009 08:52 AM
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Alan, thanks

Marcy, thanks----I will have to put Portland's on my list.

September 29, 2009 09:11 AM
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Steven L. Smith
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Mr Charles,

Had you taken some time, and put some effort into this, it seems to me that you could have put in a very pretty photo of a squirrel working there.

Nutsy

September 29, 2009 10:36 AM
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I've been to Seattle and I can definitely say, it's a beautiful city.

Your photos just confirms it one more time.

September 29, 2009 10:39 AM
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Charles, I have been AWOL due to a project so coming back today I went to leave a comment here and noticed a very interesting post just below this. So quickly I will say this is serene and I agree with exploring near home. Case in point, you know how much we like Red Rock!

 

Now off to a Wallenda Report below. I'm sure I will have a comment to leave there also.

September 29, 2009 11:40 AM
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I haven't been to the Japanese Garden since I was a kid with my dad, thanks for the memmories Charles!
What a great day to be alive!
Paul

September 29, 2009 01:37 PM
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Hi, Charles. WOW...what a wonderful place! I especially enjoyed the picture of the turtles! And the koi.

September 29, 2009 05:29 PM
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Nutsy---does not compute

Kate, yes I do know what you mean about Red Rock.

Paul, you are welcome, my pleasure

Leslie, yup---a really wonderful place.

September 29, 2009 07:21 PM
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Craig---wasn't ignoring you----come visit again!

September 29, 2009 07:24 PM
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Charles, love the photos, especially the one with the turtles...precious.  It is so true, we so often neglect to visit our own city/state sites.

September 29, 2009 08:38 PM
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Very nice photos. Looks like a beautiful place!

September 29, 2009 11:16 PM
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Rebecca, the turtles were out getting their last sun for the year no doubt

Amy, thanks---very beautiful

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Turtles and fish are such pond hogs.  I need to do something about that...

 

Very kindly,

 

Croakster

October 01, 2009 05:44 AM
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I love this place..thanks for reminding me that I need to go back!!!

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Croakster---didn't see any frogs but I did see this cool crayfish:)

crayfish

David, thanks for stopping by---beautiful time of year to check it out again!

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