How To Use Live Sheet Moss Indoors and Outdoors

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Live sheet moss is a versatile and attractive botanical element that can breathe life into various indoor and outdoor applications. With its unique texture, vibrant colors, and natural appeal, live sheet moss is a practical and aesthetically pleasing addition to your botanical projects. This article will delve into the many uses of live sheet moss […]

How To Plant And Grow Sheet Moss

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Sheet moss, a low-growing plant species from the Bryophyte division, is renowned for its dense, lush, green carpet-like appearance. This ground cover grows in flat, overlapping layers with a soft and cushion-like texture. Being versatile and adaptable, sheet moss thrives in areas with high moisture content and low light – making it an excellent addition […]

Bryum Argenteum: Silver Moss or Sidewalk Moss

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Bryum Argenteum, commonly known as Silver Moss, Sidewalk Moss, is a fascinating and versatile moss species found in various environments worldwide. This article will explore this moss’s unique characteristics, distribution, ecological importance, and potential uses in cultivation and landscaping. Classification Bryum Argenteum (Silver Moss or Sidewalk Moss) belongs to the plant kingdom Plantae and the […]

Hedwigia Ciliata: Medusa Moss Or White-Tipped Moss

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Hedwigia Ciliata, commonly known as Medusa moss, white-tipped moss or Hedwigia moss, is a fascinating species of moss found in various parts of the world. This bryophyte is named after Johann Hedwig, the father of bryology, and is known for its unique appearance and intriguing characteristics. In this article, we will explore the morphology, habitat, […]

Acrocarpous Moss vs. Pleurocarpous Moss | Differences Explained

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All mosses can be classified into two types: Acrocarpous and Pleurocarpous. Below we explain the difference between these two types of mosses. What Is Acrocarpous Moss? Acrocarpous mosses have an upright growth habit and grow slower than Pleurocarpous mosses. Encyclopedia.com defines Acrocarpous Moss as: “A type of moss in which the archegonia, and hence the capsules, are […]

Why Moss Turns Black And What You Can Do About It

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Moss grows beautiful for years, but the moss suddenly turned black. It happens from the bottom up, and sometimes parts die altogether. The moss is close to a pond or is part of a (moss) terrarium. Do you recognize this problem? Why Does Moss Turn Black? There can be many reasons why moss is turning […]

How To Grow Moss Between Flagstones

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If you have a shady area in your garden that is too moist for grass, you might want to consider growing moss between the flagstones. It will create a beautiful patio. Below is a guide on growing moss between flagstones. Growing moss between dry-set flagstone in a shady area is a natural combination. In a […]

How To Harvest And Collect Moss | Scooping, Scraping & Raking Explained

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Mosses can be harvested by scooping, scraping, or raking. The technique for moss collection depends on the type of moss. Acrocarpous mosses can best be harvested after rainfall with the scooping technique. Pleurocarpous mosses can be collected by scooping, scraping, or raking. Acrocarpous Mosses Acrocarpous mosses are best harvested by scooping them after a rainfall.  […]

When And How To Water Moss

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When to water moss depends if it is recently transplanted or already established. It also depends if it is an Acrocarpous moss or a Pleurocarpous moss. Below is a guide with instructions on when and how to water mosses. How To Water Moss Watering moss using a hose and fine spray head is the most […]