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Gardening trends: The rise of 'kokedama' Hangman: Fedor Van der Valk in his studio Actually, Van der Valk just stumbled upon the idea while in the process of working on stop-motion videos for IJM Studio in Amsterdam. “Stop-motion videos inspired me to make my own world and characters,” Van der Valk says. “String gardens are what came out of it. “For the animations I had in mind to use ordinary garden and house plants that I could give a bonsai look,” he adds. What Van der Valk does is more in sync with our era of novelty and instant gratification than a revival of an ancient Japanese skill. •The enchanting world of the Japanese garden Suspended in time Of course, there’s nothing new about hanging plants. The swaying Boston fern fad that took the Victorians by storm was a further permutation, but the ferns were firmly rooted in hanging containers rather than parading around exposed in the buff. But again, in the MASS MoCA exhibition, the roots are encased in metal cylinders watered by a cistern that collects rain. Modern methods

“kokedama” string garden The days are getting longer, and the sun is shining more; I can’t think of a better time to get my hands into soil and play around with some fun plant experiments for spring! I’ve seen kokedama — Japanese moss balls — looking great hanging in homes, but I never realized how easy they are to create. Netherlands-based designer and all-around super-creative Aura Scaringi made this simple tutorial for crafting your own hanging kokedama garden using a combination of peat soil and akedama, or bonsai soil. Like all of Aura’s work, the results are lovely — I can’t wait to try it out for myself. Thanks for sharing, Aura! — Kate CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump! Materials a tiny plant; moss can’t stand direct sunlight, so choose a shadow-loving plant. Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

ANNO par Fréderic Malphettes Frédéric Malphettes est né à Saint-Germain-en-Laye en 1979, il vit et travaille à Paris. Après un diplôme en design et architecture d’intérieur à L’Ecole Bleue, il a travaillé dans diverses agences. Au delà de son travail en agence, il développe ses projets personnels comme Anno. Anno est une treille murale suspendue, composée de plusieurs anneaux en métal et patères en bois. De façon ludique, on peut créer ainsi sa propre composition, un nid d’abeilles composé de pointe de diamant ou d’hexagone. Le volume anime le mur et le structure graphiquement. Pour en savoir plus sur Frédéric Malphettes, cliquez ici et sur Anno, cliquez là. source: formulaire de contact Glass Gem Corn, Glass Gem, Carl's Glass Gem, Carl's Glass Gem Corn | Native Seeds/SEARCH Next Product Previous Product ts363 Gorgeous translucent, jewel-colored ears, each one unique. A stunning variety selected over many years by Carl Barnes, a part-Cherokee farmer and breeder from Oklahoma. Selected from crossing several traditional corn varieties and saving seed from the vivid, translucent kernels. Approx. 9g packet/50 seeds.

Pot de fleurs 2.0 : mousse suspendue pour l'habitant urbain Le pot de fleurs traditionnel redéfini, c’est Cella, petit objet poreux en plastic léger. Conçu pour contenir des mousses et plantes de petite taille, ce polyèdre biscornu aux airs futuristes peut être suspendu depuis un mur, depuis le plafond, ou être simplement laissé sur une surface plane seul ou assemblé avec d’autres modules. Pot de fleurs modulaire qui tient dans la paume de la main Cella est le fruit de plus de quatre ans de recherches au sein de la prestigieuse université de Harvard, portant sur les toits plantés. Plusieurs Cella parsemés sur une clairière Cella, avec sa forme qui rappelle un gros plan pris sur un morceau de mousse, ou sur une éponge, fabrique un microclimat permettant le développement de mousse. Un luminaire formé de plusieurs Cella assemblés La mousse est donc le premier degré de naturalisation de l’environnement. Encore une sphère de Cella, au bord rocheux de la mer Encore un conglomérat de Cella, cette fois une sphère Encore un luminaire en Cella assemblés

Un terrarium de plantes magnifique pour votre maison ! Vous souhaiteriez bien installer un jardin de plantes dans votre logement mais il n’y est pas approprié ? Nous avons une bonne surprise pour vous : le terrarium de plantes convient à n’importe quel intérieur. Cet objet inhabituel vous permettra de cultiver des plantes vertes dans votre chambre, cuisine ou salle de séjour sans vous soucier de l’espace. En ce qui concerne le choix du terrarium – vous pouvez l’acheter dans le magasin (ils sont facilement trouvables dans les magasins à fleurs et même dans les magasins de décoration maison) ou bien le fabriquer vous-même. Cactus décortifs en pots suspendus Joli terrarium de plantes vertes Terrarium décoratif élaboré Le terrarium est une solution qui réveille le décor Fleurs colorées en terrarium de plantes Mini arbre planté dans un terrarium en verre Pour un effet plus fort, vous pouvez installer plusieurs terrariums de taille différente dans la pièce Terrarium de cactus rempli de sable Publié par Clémence Favier dans

Creative Landscaping With Broken Pots – Fresh Design Pedia Are interested in a craft idea with you beautifully could spice up your front yard for example. This is really easy to achieve and makes a special impression. “Old is new” or in this case – from some broken what original. Look at the following picture gallery itself, which represents the latest trend in garden design. Do you have old clay flower pots? Maybe you’ve made some accidentally broken and then you have irritated correctly, or? Flower pot rearrange broken sound The end result – succulent plants and Moss in the broken vessel Creative landscaping with broken pots – inspiration pictures So that you can create such a beautiful decoration for your garden, you need a drill or an arrows and a hammer, with which you make intentionally broken the flower pot. Decorative craft ideas with plants Flower pots of various sizes arranged beautifully in the garden Stepped structure Creative craft ideas with everyday objects from the garden Decorative cardboard box as a Coronation Huge flower pot

15 Creative Planter Designs That Would Make Any Flower Pot Jealous Planters are oft overlooked in both flower planting and interior design. As long as it’s an overgrown bowl shaped vessel that doesn’t disintegrate at the first drop of water, it’s OK. These planters, however, take it one step further, making the style as important as the plant. Would you like a tiny planter chess set? Incidentally, we have written about thin vertical planters that don’t take much more space than paintings; you can read about them here. (h/t: boredpanda) Read more Japanese Moss Planters Image source: Aoki Yuriko Self Watering Animal Planter Image source: amazon.com Jellyfish Air Planter Image source: Petit Beast Shape-Shifting ‘Origami’ Pots That Grow Together With Your Plants Image source: Studio Ayaskan Rainy Pot Image source: Jeong Seugbin One Pot, Two Lives Image source: Sheng-Zhe Feng & Ling-Yuan Chou Book Planter Image source: YOY Idea Moss Clock Image source: Paul Noktuku Mermaid Planter Image source: Pipio Micro Planter Chess Set Image source: XYZWorkshop Wearable Planter

Ienami: House-Shaped Planters For Desktop Gardening - IPPINKA Looking for a different way to decorate your desktop? Japan-based design studio, Metaphys, has created a series of unique small indoor planters called Ienami. Ienami are planters styled like residential buildings with delicate greeneries like soft mosses and small succulents at the rooftop. Its design concept was inspired by bonkei, the ancient Japanese art of creating micro landscapes of foliage. The planters are made from stone powder, and finished with a white coating. Its cubed shape measures 3.9 inches in all sides, and comes in four designs: hiroba, zigzag, roji, and tunnel. All four designs can be put together to create your own green village or green town.

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