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How to make a Kokodama

Creating a garden on a verandah or balcony usually involves potted plants placed on the ground or stands. If you have limited space, you can elevate your plants through the art of kokedama making.

These awesome mossy creations can carry a variety of plants, including succulents, orchids, ferns, spider plants and bromeliads. And for added colour, you can bind them with colourful twine. So lets get kokedama-ing!

What you'll need

  • Peat moss (You’ll need ½ cup each of peat moss and seed-raising mix per kokedama.)  
  • Seed-raising mix  
  • Sphagnum moss  
  • Natural twine  
  • Your plant of choice – Either succulents, orchids, ferns, spider plants and bromeliads  
  • Beige ladies stocking (half length)
You’ll also need from around the house 
  • 2 plastic tubs  scissors  
  • 2 small stainless steel bowls (about 25cm diametre) 

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