Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Mossy Mossy Me

Moss is often a gardner's nemesis in Seattle and many spend many hours and dollars finding ways to rid onself of this fugus, plant, growth?

But for one man's poison is another man's pleasure. I found the below article on May 1, the day we are to celebrate spring with flowers. Well in Seattle a boquet of moss might be more appropriate.

The article attached discusses his efforts in pursuit of this moss paradise. And I have put the photos below along with some simple ideas of moss design and of course larger landscapes in which to moss about are below.

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In the Garden Moss Makes a Lush, No-Care Lawn
Jane Therese for The New York Times
DEEP GREEN David Benner is an advocate of what he calls “the moss approach” to lawn maintenance.


By JANCEE DUNN
Published: May 1, 2008

 





And some other mossy landscapes







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