Video: How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s Garden’ aka Kokedama

Exterior Designer Catherine Arensberg walks us through the process of creating Kokedamas for your home or outdoor garden.

Kokedama is a super easy DIY project to bring a live plant into your home that is unique and beautiful. Literally translated ‘Moss Ball’, and often called ‘poor man’s garden’, Kokedama is popular in Japanese gardens and is one of the most versatile ways to create a personalized mini garden into your home, even if you’re on a budget. I love giving these as gifts, and they are so easy they make a great project to do with kids. You can use various plants to express your style and personality, and display them in groups for an impactful decoration in your home or in your garden.

Catherine Arensberg is an exterior designer who specializes in finding ways to create your ultimate outdoor space, no matter the budget. Learn more here:

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