Kokedama: A perfect floral arrangement



Literally means “moss ball” in Japanese. This technique is sometimes referred to as poor mans bonsai. It is a ball of soil, covered with moss on which an ornamental plant grows.

Aren’t they just charming?  They are the perfect gift to give someone anytime of year.  And they are super easy to make!  There are some great workshops at your local florists you could find, otherwise, keep reading, we will teach you what to do.

Here is what you need:

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Step 1:

Mix equal parts peat moss and bonsai soil mix

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Step 2:

Moisten and form into a ball

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Step 3:

Make a hole and insert plant root.

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Step 4:

Wrap ball with moss

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Aren’t they lovely?  You will be the shining star of the party if you arrive with this little morsel.  Here are some more suggestions on what can be wrapped in your ball of moss.

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Aren’t they lovely?

We made a kokedama for a Mother’s Day gift for my Mother-In-Law.  Here is how to do it, just in case you’d like to give it a try too.  We also included a kokedama as the perfect gift for some bunny to share at their Easter celebration too.

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