Perhaps they make me think of the hanging gardens of Babylon, or Victorian conservatories. Or maybe it’s just the way they seem to add life to a room. Whatever the reason, hanging plants have always captured my imagination. The jolt of fresh they give to a home is invigorating. Maybe that’s why I can’t get enough of these Japanese hanging plants, Kokedama, I’ve seen popping up on the internet. They even inspired me to write a Japanese style haiku poem(oh dear). Poetry is not my gift, and I had better spend my time, “kokedama-ing” the naked window in my kitchen.

Eager for heaven

They make their home in the sky

And pull up their roots

Caught in a journey

Are they falling or rising

Suspended in air?

Minute most precious

Life is paused for a moment-

The view is lovely


all images from here

Kokedama tutorials:

Spring String Gardens

Kokedama String Garden

:grow: kokedama

Kokedama Tutorial




Inspired: Kokedama