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Winter is the time for a indoor moss garden!

Posted by Jim Fucetola on

Creating a tabletop moss garden is a great way to bring some fresh, green biophilic elements into your home during the cold winter months. Not only is it a fun and easy activity to take on, but it also makes for a beautiful centerpiece in any room.  The first step in creating your tabletop moss garden is to choose the perfect container. A shallow dish or tray works well for a tabletop garden, as it allows the moss to spread out and create a lush carpet of green. You can also opt for a clear container, such as a fish...


Gardening with Moss in the Winter: A Guide for Moss Enthusiasts

Posted by Jim Fucetola on

Winter can be a challenging time for gardeners, with most plants dormant and the ground covered in snow. But did you know that moss is a true evergreen, able to thrive and grow even in the coldest months? The wonderful thing about moss is that it can be planted year-round nearly everywhere. Unlike traditional plants that require specific soil conditions and climates, moss is adaptable and can thrive in a variety of environments. One of the reasons moss is able to survive in the winter is through a process called poikilohydry. For those that don't know, Poikilohydry is a term...


Grounding with Moss

Posted by Jim Fucetola on

Moss is more than just a beautiful addition to your garden or indoor space - it can also be a powerful tool for grounding yourself on a daily basis. Grounding, also known as earthing, is the practice of connecting with the Earth's natural energy to promote physical, emotional, and mental well-being. This can be done through activities such as walking barefoot on the grass, swimming in natural bodies of water, or simply sitting and connecting with the Earth. One of the easiest and most effective ways to ground yourself is by incorporating moss into your daily routine. Moss is a...


The Beauty and Benefits of Moss: Why Removing it with Chemicals is Harmful and Unnecessary

Posted by Jim Fucetola on

Moss is a beautiful and unique part of nature that can add a touch of green to any landscape. However, in recent years, there has been an overuse of chemicals in an attempt to kill moss, particularly in Oregon. This is a sad and unfortunate trend, as moss offers many benefits and is not actually a problem that needs to be solved. Moss is often associated with damp and humid environments, but it can also thrive on rooftops, patios, and other surfaces. While many people believe that moss on a roof is harmful, a little-known fact is that it can...


Uncovering the incredible abilities of the humble moss plant!

Posted by Jim Fucetola on

The moss plant is often overlooked in the world of gardening and landscaping, but this unassuming plant has some truly amazing abilities that make it a valuable addition to any outdoor space. One of the most impressive abilities of moss is its low-maintenance nature. It can thrive in a variety of conditions, including shady areas and poor soil, and requires very little watering and care. This makes it an ideal choice for busy gardeners or those with little experience. In addition to its practical uses, moss adds a unique and beautiful touch to any garden or outdoor area. It comes...