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Kokedama: hanging garden

Kokedama: hanging garden

Duration: 3 hours

Price: £35

Book with: Gill
at Rural Skills Centre

New Park Farm
Penylan Road

Course Start Dates

Saturday 1st February 2020

About the Course

On a recent visit to Australia, I fell in love with the shop displays in Burleigh Heads that included suspended string plants. I found out that these were ‘kokedama’; a centuries old form of garden art that originated in Japan and similar to the technique of bonsai. The trend is growing in the UK and hanging indoor gardens are fun to make. Come and join us a make your very own kokedama.

What you will learn during the workshop;
- Explore the Japanese art of kokedama :
- Discuss the selection of plants most suited to kokedama;
- Discuss the tools, equipment and materials required for kokedama;
- Follow health and safety procedures;
- Make a kokedama using moss;
- Make a kokedama using coconut matting;
- Discuss the care of your kokedama.

This workshop is suitable for;
Adults with an interest in the Japanese art of kokedama. No previous experience is required. The workshop is suitable for beginners as well as those with previous experience of gardening.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials for the kokedama workshop are provided,
Tea/Coffee and homemade cake
Accessible facilities

At the end of this workshop, you will take home two hand finished kokedama using moss/coconut matting.

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  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair friendly

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