Kokedama (Japanese for “moss ball”) is a style of potting up plants in a ball of moss and displaying them in a dish or suspended in the air. The style comes from a centuries-old tradition of exhibiting the exposed root ball of a bonsai specimen on a plate to highlight its elegant root system. As time passed, moss would accumulate on the roots, enhancing the display.Japanese moss balls look great hanging in homes.and gardens. They are easy to create. Each participant will receive step by step instructions to create their own Kokedama.