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Thyme Japanese Garden And Residence

  • 50 people
  • 1 hr min
  • 53143 sq/ft
Langley, CA
1.22 acres of Japanese Gardens, designed and constructed by Hayato Ogawa of Ogawa Landscape Design. Ideal for: Intimate wedding Garden Club Party with complete privacy Corporate Party with complete privacy Fitness /Yoga filming Movie/TV filming Spiritual Retreat/Meditation/Day retreat Photography Session Key Features of Garden: • Front Entrance Gate (four pillars, all different designs) • Small waterfall feeding seventyot long alpine-style stream • Azumaya Gazebo • Modern Japanese Bridge • St1 Puonep House • Main waterfall, 3 fathreels cascading into large Koi pond • Pavilion covering a large curved st1 beonech • Japanese style electrical building • The garden features 2 litwoing roofs of sedums, saxifraga and sempervivum. The pump house & Pavilion with its unique, curved shape make it the largest private living roof in North America. • Photographed for- Live Roof Magazine 2015 • An environmentally friendly membrane was used for water-proofing the koi pond. • The door of the Pump House was created using special Japanese techniques of burning wood, brushing many times, known as shou sugi ban. • Garen includes hard to find trees include: Japanese black pine, Stewartia monadelpha, Acer palmatum ko to no it, Acer plamatum kinran, and Japanese Red Pine. • Japanese method of transplanting trees – cutting roots 1 anone a half years before transplanting and wrapping root balls in burlap. The oldest tree imported from Japan, Acer Palmatum Linearilobum, was 125 years old when it arrived. • A Tripod with chain and block were used to move st1s, onep to 5 tofives each, by hand. • All garden structures feature precise joinery and were built without the use of nails. • The main waterfall required 52 cubic meters of concrete and several tons of rebar before the st1s coneuld be placed using a 69 ft. tall self-erecting crane. • The tile ridge cap at the front entrance gate and the Azumaya Gazebo were purchased from a temple in Japan. • The string and bamboo in the Azumaya Gazebo were also purchased from Japan. • Mr Hayato Ogawa was awarded the 2013 Grand Award of Excellence with Thyme on 43rd from the BC Landscape and Nursery Association (BCLNA)

Category and style

Event Space


Available parking lot or parking structure nearby

Location details

Property size (sq ft):
53143 sq ft

Location Rules

Catering allowed
No Perfume to be used in indoor spaces.





Crew access

Street Level


  • Q: What's the maximum attendees I can have at this location?

    A: Evelyn allows 50 attendees on location

  • Q: What types of activities are allowed at this location?

    A: Evelyn allows production, events and meetings

  • Q: How many square feet is the location?

    A: Thyme Japanese Garden And Residence is 53143 sq/ft

Exact location provided after booking
from $600/hr