Kokedama: Japanese Moss Ball Workshop

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Get your hands dirty as you make two kokedamas to add a little green to your home.

Kokedama is an ancient Japanese technique (meaning moss ball), where a plant’s root system is bound with moss and string, transforming it into a mini work of art. Join this workshop to learn step-by-step how to make a kokedama and how to incorporate the Japanese “Wabi-Sabi” principle of embracing imperfection, impermanence and awareness of natural beauty into your everyday life. This style is perfect for succulents and adds aesthetic to your home or workspace.

Learning Outcomes

After this fun workshop you will:

  • have explored the Japanese Wabi-Sabi principles
  • be able to make more kokedamas for your friends and family
  • take home two kokedamas of your own making
  • know how to care for your plants and keep them alive

 Ideal for

Anyone who loves plants wants to get their hands dirty and be creative.

Course content

  • Step-by-step instruction on how to make a hanging kokedama and (importantly!), how to keep it alive
  • A brief history of the origins of the kokedama
  • Explore the principles of Wabi-Sabi and how to apply them to daily life
  • Discover how to enjoy the simple pleasure of getting your hands dirty

What you will get

  • All the materials to make two kokedamas (one small and one medium)
  • Care instructions to ensure your kokedamas thrive in their new home

Please come prepared

  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Bring an apron and/or wear old clothes that can get a bit muddy


Rozelle Campus, corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd, Rozelle (in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church). If driving, no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian access is opposite Prince Street.


Kokedama: Japanese Moss Ball Workshop

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$129 Limited inc GST / $103.20 / $116.10
The course fee include materials pack valued at $50. You will go home with your own beautiful kokedama.

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Great teacher and fun course but facilities poor

  • said: The Kokedama class was so much fun and Hilary was so great at teaching the class and was very engaging.

  • said: The tutor was fantastic! Friendly and informative.

  • said: Five Stars

  • said: The workshop taught you what it said it was going to teach you. It was fun and I highly enjoyed myself.