Miniature Moss Gardens : Create Your Own Japanese Container Garden
Publication Date: 26 April 2017
Miniature Moss Gardens presents expert advice and techniques from the birthplace of miniature gardening-Japan.
Friendly enough for total beginners and full of ideas and tips that experienced gardeners will love to read about, this moss gardening book brings you information on the following:
- Finding and collecting moss
- Cultivation and maintenance
- Choosing soils and other components
- Designing your garden for visual effect
- Choosing the best plants for your mini garden
- How to make a perfect Kokedama or moss ball
- Enhancing your moss garden with rocks and other elements
- How to make a gorgeous terrarium
- and much more!
A section on finding moss on city streets, parks and mountains opens your eyes to the beauty that's all around you every day! Moss can be gathered to make a complete and perfect miniature gardening world. Let this fun Japanese gardening book set you on the path to a deeply satisfying new way of expressing yourself.
About the Author
Megumi Oshima was born in Saitama prefecture. Raised among abundant nature in the countryside near the Tonegawa river, Oshima became familiar with plants. While working for a production company, she started to grow bonsai and kokedama on the balcony of her Tokyo apartment. Oshima left her production company job and began working in garden management for flower markets and hotels. In 2006 she opened garden store Midoriya Nicogusa in Kichijoji, Tokyo, and began running workshops on bonsai and kokedama. Oshima is a plant consultant and interior coordinator.
Hideshi Kimura is a member of Japan Horticulture Society Tray Landscape Artis. After obtaining his bonsai master license, he began making moss tray landsca...