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Koke-who-ma? Kokedama!

Kokedama was born from a very simple idea in Japan in the 17th century: somebody removed a bonsai from its pot and began bringing it up with free roots. This lead to the nickname “Poor Man’s Bonsai”. It simply means moss (koke – 苔) and ball (dama – 玉) in Japanese. Mossball! Contemporary plant enthusiasts and trend spotters mostly plant grasses and …

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Exciting Arrivals at Johnstown

This week we got some beautiful new arrivals in the form of large outdoor Bonsai Trees! An excellent addition to really make your garden stand out!       Extremely slow growing and low maintenance plant. A stunning feature tree for a Japanese style oriental garden or courtyard. Trim in late spring each year to maintain shape Requires full sun. …