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hanging moss ball tutorial @ design sponge. also, this picture is funny when taken out of context (sculpting a tiny furry green toupee!)

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DIY Tutorial: Hanging String-Bound Kokedama Moss Balls; by Aura Scaringi/Miss Moussetache.  #greenliving #houseplants

DIY Tutorial: Hanging String-Bound Kokedama Moss Balls

DIY Tutorial: Hanging String-Bound Kokedama Moss Balls; by Aura Scaringi/Miss Moussetache. #greenliving #houseplants

string garden - basically a soil mix in vegetable netting bag then covered in moss, often with the addition of other small plants and succulents.  Love this idea!!

Inspired by Twitter: Making String Gardens - Radmegan

Yesterday on Twitter, I received the following message: The url that “SarraceniaDude” sent, was to stringgardens.com a site dedicated to the art of growing plants in balls of soil and moss, and then hanging them up from strings. I’d seen these in boutiques and even in the homes of my swankier friends, but hadn’t thought to attempt …

Kokedama, a style of Japanese bonsai, offers a beautiful and low-maintenance option that any urban gardener can master. Translating to "moss ball," kokedama are made by removing your plant from its pot and placing it in a ball of soil held together with moss and string.

DIY: How To Make a Hanging Bonsai String Garden

Wilder Quarterly shared their step-by-step instructions from Taylor Patterson on how to make a hanging string garden.

Design Sponge Hanging Moss Balls DIY Gardenista

10 Easy Pieces: The Most Magical Mosses - Gardenista

Growing up in Seattle, I was raised to view moss as a menacing by-product of damp weather. My father waged an ongoing battle against the moss that crept in

tutorial on how to make a potless hanging plant (held in a 'moss pot')

Hanging a Potless Plant with a Pop of Color

Step 2: Place your ball of soil directly in the center of the sheet moss, with moss-side facing down. Wrap the base of your plant completely, pressing thumbs down gently to make sure it stays together.

DIY Garden: Hanging Kokedama Plant

UPDATE: This post originally ran on June 27, 2012. We wanted to highlight it again because this would be the perfect activity for a warm August afternoon! Are you guys familiar with the awesome Japanese gardening technique known as kokedama? These hanging string gardens have been catching my eye all summer, and I knew I had […]

These are so cool! For the moss ball plants you wrap moss around the plant in a ball, then you wrap it in string and hang it!

Alternative greens

I most definitely love greens and it is one of my deepest desires to live surrounded by them. Now, in my groundfloor, downtown apartment I have managed to keep only a few -proved to be survivors- plants alive while most of my indoors gardening attempts have totally failed. Looking for alternatives and new inspiration to continue my efforts I've come across these extraordinary interconnecting orbs by Tend (you can find them here) serving as terrariums and these Kokedama or 'moss balls' by…

Hanging moss terrarium glass globe

Hanging moss terrarium glass globe

hanging gardens

hanging gardens