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Friday, February 16, 2018
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tomomi Yoshida
$45 JCCCNC Members
$55 General Public
Learn how to make a kokedama to add a touch of natural greenery to any space! Related to the art of cultivating miniature bonsai trees, koke (moss) dama (ball) is a centuries-old form of Japanese garden art where a moss ball is the focal and supporting point for a sculpted tree or plant. The moss ball is fixed to a platform or suspended from string with the plant growing out from the sphere. Kokedama is the practice of taking the root ball of a plant and suspending it in a ball of mud and soil, which is then coated with soft green moss. It is a living planter as well as a distinctive display piece. They may be fixed to a piece of driftwood or bark, suspended from a string or nestled in a clear, attractive container. Workshop includes all materials needed to create a kokedama, participants are encouraged to bring clothes or an apron that can get dirty and to bring a container to carry the kokedama home.