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How to care for a kokedama

With its origins in Japan, kokedama literally translates to “moss ball”. It is a ball of soil, covered with moss, in which an ornamental plant grows. Whether hanging or sitting in a footed vessel, kokedamas are a beautiful and quirky way of displaying your indoor greenery. Care of your kokedama is slightly different to standard potted plants. Light Your plant will require the same level of light that it usually does, in this case, bright, indirect is best. Water Watering is done by submerging the moss ball in a bowl of water for about 10-15 minutes or until the soil is soaked through. You can then gently squeeze off excess water and allow to drip dry in a colander or...

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MEET THE MAKER: CIANE BREWSTER OF GLOST STUDIOS

Ciane Brewster of Glost Studios is a full time art teacher and part time ceramicist. And aren't we thankful that she took the time to make us the most fabulous boob pots for this month's Luxe Leaf. We asked her a few questions so you can get to know your maker. Be sure to get your hands on one of her pots here. 1. How did you come to love ceramics? My love for ceramics started in high school (maaaany many years ago) but began with hand building. I have always loved figurative sculpture and majored in it at university. However, about two years ago my partner bought me a second-hand Venco for Christmas and it ignited a love for wheel throwing. ...

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