How To Make A Japanese Kokedama String Ball

Learn how to make a Japanese Kokedama String Ball. They are super easy to make and look great. Watch the video now.
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Have you discovered Kokedama Balls? It’s a unique Japanese potting technique that uses string and you hang them.

They have taken the gardening world by storm and this easy DIY is guaranteed to get your green thumbs itching.

What is A Kokedama String Ball

via Lobotany

This excellent Infographic from Lobotany has some excellent initial information regarding the history of Kokedama.

Apparently it originated in Japan in the 17th Century. The practice is also closely associated with Bonsai.

How To Make Kokedama String Garden

via Pro Flowers

This infographic from Pro Flowers shows all the various steps involved to make you own Kokedama String Garden.

This is such a great project for those that like ideas that are out of the box. They look a lot more difficult than they really are. As you can see, it’s quite a simple process.

Kokedama Balls Video Tutorial

The best place to start when it comes to making Kokedama Balls is with a video. Better Homes and Garden show you a full tutorial on potting Kokedama Balls with moss.

You can use ferns, bonsai or any type of houseplant when making yours. Click Play above to watch now ^

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Another idea that we totally love is to make an Orchid Kokedama. This is so pretty and a nice twist. We found this on Flickr

Kokedama Hanging Gardens are so popular that they have classes held all over the world to share how to make them at home.

We found this cute arrangement on The Make Arcade in UK. These beauties are potless and are encased in a mud cake.

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There are so many ways that you can display your Kokedama Plants and we guarantee that you are going to love the results.

They will work well indoors and out, depending of course on what type of variety that you use. We found these on Florist With Flowers

kokedama balls Here’s a beautiful example of how you can display your Kokedama Hanging Garden from Better Homes and Garden. We have included their video tutorial further up our post.

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We have also found some Kokedama Kits that are for sale on Etsy. You can purchase them and start creating immediately. They are inexpensive and get great reviews.

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Over on Etsy, we found this version of the Kokedama Hanging Ball but this time in Fairy House version. You can see more of them here.

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