Tag Archives: Helen Yoest

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Happy Mossgiving

Happy Mossgiving to you and yours Let us give thanks and praise. Moss be with you Moss be good Moss be all over your neighborhood. Moss is green Moss is gold Moss is something to behold. Moss in pebble Moss in cobble and in boulder Moss in sizes made to order. Moss on Lichen and […]

Moss And Leaves

Readers Questions Dear Moss And Stone Gardens, What is your recommendation for protecting moss from leaves? I assume the netting plays a role but I’m unsure what type and how to implement it. Thanks for any info you can provide. Jeff —– Dear Jeff, I would recommend the same 3/8 inch mesh for leaf collection […]

Moss, maple, mortar

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    The pairing of moss and maples melds together like moss on moist.  This antique Japanese teak rice mortar, inspired David Spain to go with the placement of a Japanese maple, nestled deep in the mortar base.  As David explains,  When I found this 100+ year old teak mortar, I knew it was going to make […]

Moss, Martha, Moss Rocks!

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As a business, the word about David Spain and Ken Gergle’s company, Moss and Stone Gardens has spread solely through word-of-mouth. For more than 12 years, Moss and Stone Gardens focused on landscape design.  Their designs are artistic in nature, which is no surprise since both David and Ken have art backgrounds — David with […]