Botanical Community: Mindfulness, Creativity & Growth

Botanical Community: Mindfulness, Creativity & Growth

One of the most fascinating aspects of experiencing Big Bend is the incredible beauty on large and small scales. The intensity of the cactus blooms out in this desert is breath-taking. The brightest hues of red imaginable sharply contrast against a saturated, vibrant yellow to create what looks like a natural star placed perfectly on top of massive cacti. 

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Kokedema: Construction, Care and Styling

Kokedema: Construction, Care and Styling

Grow a Thriving String Garden

Kokedama 苔玉, translated as “moss ball”, is a variant of bonsai that has been practiced by the Japanese since 1600 AD. In a kokedama, the plant’s root system is wrapped in moss and bound with string, transforming it into a living sculpture. The plant is able to thrive while having its root system completely contained by the moss ball.

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