For Day 4 I wanted to do something with the Japanese knotweed growing nearby, it’s an extremely invasive plant but I still like using it. I cut a large stem of it and sawed it into small pieces of different lengths and placed them on one side of a suiban and secured them in place. I chose a stem of hydreangea and some daisies and place them in the “tubes” of the knotweed. My idea was to have them come together over the water to to draw the eye out over the open water. Not bad for Day 4 of 365 Days of Ikebana.