Marimo Moss Ball Workshop
Sigriet Ferrer from Prismatic Gardens will help you create your very own Marimo moss ball terrarium! You've probably heard of making terrarium with moss, ferns, and other easy-to-maintain plants, but have you heard of Marimo moss ball terrariums? Marimo (also known as "Japanese moss balls"), are a rare and unique species of algae native to Lake Akan in Hokkaido, Japan. The Marimo species is found only in a small number of lakes in the northern hemisphere. They are a sour ecof fascination in Japan, where they are popularly kept as home or office "pets" and for good luck. Make one for yourself or make one as a gift for a friend! All materials are included, and you will create and take home your very own terrarium. This program is designed for participants ages 18 and up, and each person will be limited to one moss ball terrarium. Maximum of 12 participants. Please register at the circulation desk or by calling 428-8206.