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Moss Ball Bonsai: 100 Beautiful Kokedama That Are Fun to Create

Moss Ball Bonsai: 100 Beautiful Kokedama That Are Fun to Create

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Plant, soil, moss, twine--that's all you need to create the exciting form of bonsai known as koke (moss) dama (ball).

Moss Ball Bonsai provides all the information you need to make these self-contained gardens, using different types of plants--from flowering trees and ferns to grasses and cacti. A sampling of 100 different kokedama shows how even the most common of house plants can shine in this appealing no-pot environment, while a section on mosses acquaints you with the many tones and textures of this versatile plant family.

With this bonsai guide, you will learn how to:
  • Create and maintain a healthy home for your miniature garden's root system
  • Use inexpensive house plants and cuttings as the basis of your kokedama
  • Make beautiful (and quirky) group plantings within a single project
  • Find, collect and propagate moss
  • And more

Whether resting on a pottery dish or suspended in the air, these little indoor gardens are a wonderful way to add a touch of artistry and greenery to your home or work space.

Author: Satoshi Sunamori
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Published: 03/31/2020
Pages: 96
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.45lbs
Size: 10.30h x 7.80w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9784805315293

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 02/15/2020 pg. 12

About the Author
Satoshi Sunamori is a residential garden designer, kusabonsai (grass bonsai) artist and gardening instructor. After garnering considerable experience in the sale and distribution of bonsai, particularly of flowers and wild grasses, he opened a mini-bonasi and kokedama shop in 1999. His shop Isso, located inside Tokyo's Nishiogi Department Store, is a combination cafe and interior design consultancy that also sells mini-bonsai and kokedama. More of his work can be found on his website

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