Kokedama is a type of Japanese bonsai that sees the plant roots and soil held together with moss and string rather than a traditional pot. These guys are taking it a step further and hanging the gardens up in the air.

These floating gardens are a great idea for those living in smaller spaces, but they would bring a sweet quirkiness to any space.

Dutch botanist Fedor Van der Valk is the leader of the floating garden pack.

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Some of Van der Valk’s designs were exhibited in 2010 as part of the Salon exhibition in Amsterdam.

Floating GardensPhotograph from Design Boom.

Good.Is have a great guide to making your own hanging garden, as demonstrated by Wilder Quarterly’s Taylor Patterson. Check it out here.

And to finish here is a super cute illustration of how to water your floating garden by Elsa Dray Farges.

Floating Garden

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