Kokedama: Japanese Moss Balls with Maria

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How beautiful are kokedamas!

Kokedama is an ancient Japanese botanical art like bonsai and ikebana art. 

The word ‘Kokedama’ means ‘moss ball’ as they are plants living in freestanding balls of moss-covered soil.  

Kokedama are a beautiful way to bring greenery into your home and are ideal for apartments or flats with minimal space.

In this class, we will learn how to make your own which you will take home with you at the end of the workshop!

What will we cover?

In this workshop you will learn:

– How to make a kokedama moss ball

– How to create the soil balls using sphagnum moss

– The yarn wrapping process

– Hanging techniques

– Advice on what plants to use

– Plant care tips to keep them healthy and happy 


– Wheelchair Accessible Venue

– Gender Neutral Bathroom

– Quiet Spaces

– Discounted Early Bird Tickets

– Free Tickets to First Nation Attendees

– Auslan Interpreter Upon Request 

    Maria in a crocheted fox hood

    Who will be Teaching?

    Maria (she/her) has crafted many weird and wonderful things since getting hooked on crochet, and she shows no signs of stopping! 

    In addition to crochet and crafting, she also has a passion for cooking and baking, light painting, Spanish shoes and running Laneway Learning.

    Any questions or accessibility reuqests? Feel free to email delsi (she/her) at