Make Your Own Kokedama

Course summary

Learn to make these hanging decorative displays using a variety of indoor plants and succulents. Traditionally Japanese and meaning “hanging moss ball”,  you will learn how to make delightful living containers with just soil, moss and twine.

These beautiful ornamental creations will thrive indoors and make a great hanging accent to your room of choice.

Kokedamas also make great gifts and conversation pieces.

What you will learn

  • how to make kokedamas
  • choosing the right plants
  • how to propagate plants
  • tips to keep your kokedamas happy and thriving
  • decorative pattern wrapping and other ways to personalise your kokeda

What you will need

  • bring an apron and gloves (unless you don’t mind getting a bit dirty)
  • a bag, bucket or box to take your kokedama home with you

What you will get

  • all materials provided
  • a unique Kokedama to take home

About the tutor

Giuseppe Rubino is an avid green thumb who has been collecting, growing and working with rare and exotic plants for over a decade.

Giuseppe is a passionate gardener and has extensive knowledge of growing different plants.

Course cost

COST: $65.00

Class availability: 11 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Sunday 7 May
10.00am – 11.30am (1 session)

*Please note this class will be held at our site at 114 Blackwood Street, Yarraville.

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


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