Watering Moss Terrariums

Reader Questions Dear Moss And Stone Gardens, Hi! Let me just say, I’m a huge fan of your blog. Keep up the wonderful work! Anyway, I have a question about tap water. I have three moss terrariums (all open) and I have been watering for a few weeks with tap water. The moss kept getting […]

Peeps Picnic — 2012

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Hi it’s me, Bernard.  I’m in my new role serving as part of the advance team for this year’s Peep Picnic.  I’m here because, as you may have read on our host’s Facebook page — Moss and Stone Gardens – Where Moss Rocks!, there was a Peep sighting prior to the after Easter pilgrimage.  This was what was […]

Turf Infestation

Readers Question Dear Moss And Stone Gardens, Thank you for dispelling the myths. I have an infestation of sagina in my turf and have yet to discover a permanent solution to its removal. Do you have any suggestions? Bonnie —– Hello Bonnie, Sagina refers to a long list of plants, many of which can be […]

Collecting Moss

Readers Question Failing mosses being colonized by appropriate species. Dear Moss And Stone Gardens My husband and I have collected moss from around the neighborhood and have transplanted it into an area where we are creating a moss garden. For a while it seemed as all the moss was doing well and was green, but […]

Moss Rocks!’s David Spain on GardenLine Radio with C.L. Fornari

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  The ever enthusiastic moss man, David Spain recently talked moss with  gardening enthusiast, C.L. Fornari on  Gardenline,  It was mossome!  Check it out. C.L.’s interview probed moss. David Spain is a passionate moss expert, pioneering moss cultivation, working to educate gardeners of the perils of wild harvesting of mosses and to, instead, help them develop sustainable propagation […]

David Spain in Country Gardens magazine

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      Our very own, David Spain co-owner of Moss and Stone Gardens – Where Moss Rocks  is featured in the most recent issue — early spring — of  Country Gardens magazine.  We featured the photo shoot back in May; today, the story is nestled among many other truly unique and wonderful stories in one […]

Earthworm castings on moss

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  Dear David Spain,   I have been encouraging moss in my backyard and following your tips for a regular watering schedule. I can really see a big difference in the growth of the moss since I started and we are getting very excited with the results. The trouble is that there’s often many earthworm […]

Ken Gergle’s Photography

Award winning photographer, Ken Gergle, is the man behind the lens at Moss And Stone Gardens. I’m of the opinion that Ken is Moss and Stone Garden’s unsung hero.  For almost a year, Moss And Stone Gardens has posted weekly with one of Ken Gergle’s fantastic photos.  Each week, Ken works on a moss composition for the blog […]

New Year’s Gathering: Cobble Plus One – Party Rock

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The invitation finally arrived! I’ve been invited the event of the year, everyone will be there. I shall wear Toadstool. Toadstool goes with everyone, so I’ll look good chatting up the cute blond in Raindrop, the hottie in Bark, and when all the kids gather around to hear my travel tales, their rosy cheeks will reflect […]

Encouraging Moss

Reader Question Dear Moss And Stone Gardens, I live in Georgia and have moss growing naturally on the bare earth in front of my house. This strip of land, between the sidewalk and street, has always been a challenge.  Since moss is growing there on it’s own, what can I do to make it fully […]