Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm.
Bloedel Reserve no longer takes reservations. Visit any time during our regular hours.
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Happening now: It’s our 25th anniversary!
Spring has sprung! Rhododendron season is in full effect. The grounds are quickly becoming awash in beautiful shades of pink, purple, white and greens of every shade. If you’ve never been to Bloedel Reserve, now is the time to visit.
Book Signing & Presentation by David Cobb: Friday, June 21
In conjunction with the Shop at Bloedel Reserve’s sale of the new book Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America, plan to join photographer David Cobb for this lecture and book signing. Enjoy a virtual tour of Japanese Gardens of North America with photos from the book. Cobb will discuss the finer points of photographing Japanese gardens and impart what he has learned about capturing the broad perspectives, the smallest details, their commonalities, differences, and unique beauty through the seasons.
Photography Workshop with Charles Needle – Monday, June 24
Making great pictures of flowers and gardens requires skill and patience. Learn how to craft a truly great garden photograph and capture the essence or “spirit” of your garden using a digital camera. Charles will discuss the concept of “intimate landscape” and teach tips for proper exposure, composition and lighting.
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