The Work of Terry Welch: The Sanctuary and Private Gardens

Books, Journals, and Magazines:

Sedenko, Jerry, “Grounds for strolling”, Washington Magazine, Sept/Oct. 1989

Stahl, Dean, “For wandering”, Seattle Times Pacific Magazine, Oct.20, 1991

Thielke, Linda, “Yin and Yang”, Journal American, April 6, 1994

Kowalczewski-Whitner, Jan, “Traditional Designs: Two gardeners integrate British and Japanese traditions into their Northwest landscapes” Puget Sound Magazine, Summer 1994

Lorton, Steven, “A classic winter garden in Woodinville”, Sunset Magazine, Feb. 1995, p. 60

Lorton, Steven, “Stagecraft lessons from a bonsai master”, Sunset Magazine, Oct. 1995, p. 74

“News of the Society of Fellows”, The Garden Conservancy, Fall, 1995

Lovejoy, Anne, “Further along the garden path”, 1995, pp. 26/69/148/236

Mitchell, Ben, “Genius loci: The garden”, Aorta, Aug./Sept. 1996, pp. 12-13 (premiere edition)

Western Garden Annual, 1996 Edition, Sunset Publishing, Menlo Park, CA, pp. 26, 69, 289

Lorton, Steve, “The new western garden: Year-round splendor”, Sunset Magazine, Feb. 1997, pp. 80-84

Sunset Western Landscaping, Brenzel, Kathleen Norris, Ed., Sunset Books, Inc.,
Menlo Park, California., Jan. 1997, pp. 64-67, 146(a), 153(c), 262(b)

Verey, Rosemary, Natural Philosophy: Rosemary Verey explores the aesthetic and spiritual nature of a remarkable Washington state garden where Japanese and English influences combine”House and Garden, British edition, Oct. 1997, pp. 202-209, Photography by Jerry Harpur

Streatfield, David, “Japanese influence, Northwest landscape design: the resonance of Japan in Pacific Northwest gardens” Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin, Winter, 1998, p. 5

Easton, Valerie, “The garden as metaphor: Terry Welch’s garden” Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin, Winter, 1998, pp. 25-27

Stahl, Dean, “Two views on decks”, Seattle Times Pacific Northwest Magazine, July 26, 1998, pp. 16-19 Photography by Barry Wong

Wales, Paddy, Journeys through the garden: Inspiration for gardeners in B.C. and the Pacific Northwest, Whitecap Books, Vancouver, B.C., 1998, pp. 29, 30, 09, 122

Hartlage, Richard, Pacific Horticulture Summer, 1999. A garden sanctuary for the children of the moon. Pp.32-39. With a contribution by Rosemary Verey (p.38) Photography by T. Welch and Lynne Harrison

Easton, Valerie, Pacific Northwest Magazine, Oct. 24th, 1999. Mixed and modern. pp. 76-78 Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

Keane, Marc Peter, “Gardens” in Simply Zen, Scott, David (Ed.), New Holland publishers, 1999, pp. 86, 96-7, 98 Photography by Jerry Harpur

Harte, Suniva, Zen Gardening, Stewart, Tabor and Chang, New York, 1999, pp. 77, 80, 97, 152, 155 back cover photograph (Photography by Jerry Harpur)

Ashmun, Barbara, Garden Retreats: Creating an outdoor sanctuary, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2000 pp. 8-11, 41, 52-3, 66-71, 79, 116, 127, 134-6, 144, front and inner cover photo credit Photography by Allan Mandell

Prinzig, Debra, “In harmony with nature”, Seattle Homes and Lifestyles, October 2000, pp. 92-98 Photography by Andrew Drake

Kawaguchi, Yoko Serene Gardens, Trafalgar Square Publishing, 2000. pp. 9, 13, 62-63, 79, 85, 95 Photography by Jerry Harpur

Ashmun, Barbara Garden Guides 2001 Creating Privacy Barriers with Shrubs

Messervy, Julia Meir Draw Inspiration from Archetypal Spaces, Fine Gardening, April 2001, p. 74

Easton, Valerie, Modern Gardens Seattle Times Pacific NW Magazine April 22, 2001

Burrell, C. Colston Designing with Circular Elements, Fine Gardening, June 2001, p. 66

Hendy, Jenny Zen in your garden: Creating sacred spaces Tuttle Publishing 2001 pp. 18-19, 28, 31

Baholyodhin, Ou Living with Zen: interiors, gardens, lifestyles Tuttle Publishing 2001 p. 77 Photography by Jerry Harpur

Wingate, Marty “Three Cultures” Horticulture Oct. 2001 Cover and pp. 46-50. Photography by Jerry Harpur

Harte, Sunniva The Perfect Garden The best plants for the best design. Trafalgar Square Publishing 2001 p. 46 Photography by Jerry Harpur

Timmons, Diedre Seattle Homes and Lifestyles “Cottage Industry” Oct. 2001 pp. 60-65 Photography William Wright. Grevstad garden

Wingate, Marty “Garden designer creates a bit of paradise in Woodinville” Seattle Post Intelligencer Oct 11,2001 Section C pp. 7/8 photography by Gilbert Arias

Easton, Valerie “Through English Eyes: an editor of distinction finds much to praise in ‘distinctive’ Northwest gardens” Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Pacific Northwest Magazine (pp.8,38) 2002 Photo credit: Barry Wong

Easton, Valerie “Green Acres” Pacific Magazine June 2nd, 2002 p. 18

Editors of Sunset Magazine Gardening in the Northwest 2003 Sunset Publishing Corporation pp. 169, 173

Morioka, Michiyo, “Interview with Terry Welch” Orientations September 2003 pp. 77-84 Photography by Jerry Harpur and Jeff Engelstad.

Druse, Ken, The Passion for Gardening: Inspiration for a lifetime Clarkson Potter Publishers New York 2003 pp. 58-61

Easton, Valerie, Pacific Northwest Magazine August 29th, 2004 “Gardening in the Large” p. 36

Hankin, Polly, Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin Fall 2004 “Welch Sanctuary: A Shared Haven” pp. 6-8

Teagarden, Rebecca, Northwest Living: Zen with Dash Pacific Northwest Magazine (Seattle Times) November 14th, 2004 Bridge garden pp. 44, 50

Harpur, Jerry Gardens in Perspective: Garden design in our time Forward by Penelope Hobhouse Mitchell Beazley The Octopus Publishing Group October, 2005 pp. 206-207

Redina, Olga Interior + Design. 100% Country House 9/2006 Moscow, Russia pp. 116-123 Photography by Jerry Harpur

Chicago Millenium Park exhibit The Welch Sanctuary Great Gardens of the World 2006

Hobhouse, Penelope “In Search of Paradise: Great Gardens of the World” 2006 Chicago Botanic Gardens p. 137

Wingate, Marty Seattle Metropolitan Magazine March, 2007 “Asian fusion: Pathways to soothing nature” Photo by Terry Welch p. 106

Easton Valerie, A Pattern Garden: the essential elements of garden making 2007 Timber Press pp. 27, 30, 43, 62, 92, 130. Photographs by Allan Mandell

Morioka, Michiyo Arts of Asia Volume 38 #4 2008 “Literati Modern: Bunjinga from late Edo to twentieth century Japan at the Honolulu Academy of Arts: Terry Welch Collection” pp. 58-67

Morioka, Michiyo; Berry, Paul Literati Modern: Bunjinga from late Edo to Twentieth Century Japan: The Terry Welch Collection at the Honolulu Academy of Arts Honolulu Academy of Arts Marquand Books 2008

Renner, Kathryn Renner Seattle Homes and Lifestyles “Northwest Natural” garden of Christian Grevstad and Terry Draheim Jan-Feb. 2009 pp. 46-51 Photography by Andrew Drake

Easton, Valerie Pacific Homes Magazine “Lake Washington Bold Naturally” July 19th, 2009 p 22-24 Photography Jacqueline Koch Moore garden


“Over twenty years of Japanese influence in the Welch Sanctuary”, Japanese Garden Society lecture series “Japanese elements in Pacific Northwest landscape design” Sept. 26, 1996 at the Seattle Asian Art Museum, Volunteer Park, Seattle, Washington

“The Japanese garden aesthetic in Northwest landscape design”, Northwest Flower and Garden Show Feb. 3, 2000 at the Washington Convention Center, Seattle, Washington

“Major Japanese style gardens in the Pacific Northwest” Northwest Horticultural Society November 8th, 2000, Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle, Washington

“East Meets West in the Pacific Northwest” American Horticultural Society June 7th, 2002. National Convention Seattle, Washington

“The Welch Garden Sanctuary” National Convention. Association of Professional Landscape Designers
August 9th, 2002. Seattle, Washington

“The Transformation of Japanese Literati painting from the late 18th Century to the early 20th Century” April 17th, 2003. Asian Arts Council Lecture. Seattle Asian Art Museum

“The Welch Sanctuary and the Pacific Northwest” International Symposium of Japanese Garden Association” Seattle, Washington August 28th –31st, 2004. Speech given August 28th at Center for Urban Horticulture

“The boy in the red speedo: How a garden found its designer” Lecture for the Vashon Lavender Festival
Vashon Island, July 7th-8th, 2007

“The interconnectedness of life: A literati ideal” Keynote lecture for the Literati Modern Symposium at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. September 13th, 2008

“A Pilgrim’s journey through gardens and art: commentary from a Northwest native” Lecture for the Sunset Club Seattle Washington April 16th, 2009

“The interconnectedness of life: Japanese paintings and their relationship to gardens” Lecture for the Asian Arts Council of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. April 30th, 2009

Interview: Portland Art Museum collector series Asian Arts Council with curator Maribeth Graybeal March 11th, 2010


Lovejoy, Anne, ‘Gardens for all seasons”, 1995 (Jan, October, September) Sunset Garden Calendar, 1999 (November)

Video and Television:

“Positively Northwest”, KOMO Channel 4 News, Seattle, 1994

“Five thoughts on Asian art”, KCTS Channel 9, Seattle, 1995

“Grow It”, House and Garden cable channel, April 1999, Program #501

“Welch Garden Sanctuary” May, 2002 Viking Video Co.

“Bunjinga:Japanese Literati Painting” Hawaii Public Radio interview with Terry Welch and Michiyo Morioka 9/11/08


Certificate of Exceptional Merit, National Wildlife Federation, July 17th, 1995 for the Welch Sanctuary