Tag Archives: Helen Yoest

Moss pH preference

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I feel very fortunate to be in the position to ask anything of David Spain, moss expert, co-owner of Moss and Stone Gardens. Often, when I’m researching a piece for this blog or another media outlet, I’ve learned to question long held beliefs.  David has taught me think about moss and to question what is being […]

Moss Rocks! ROCKED the IGC Show in Chicago

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After 450 million years in the making, 2 years in development, a patent pending, and an infinite number of ideas flowing, stirring up juices like one might find in a frothy river, Moss and Stone Gardens — Where Moss Rocks! launched their first moss dish garden to an eager group of buyers.  Moss Rocks! are […]

Making Moss Terrariums – Or Not…

When glass gathers moss , the glory is intensified. By night, glass glistens from the light of a firefly or the stars shining from above. Inside, glass glistens, too, as a reflection from candle light’s soft glow. By day, glass becomes a vessel, flattering all that resides, elevating the status of the moss garden below. […]

Country Gardens Magazine photo shoot of moss dish gardens

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    To be fair, I should have warned Country Gardens Magazine’s photographers about moss.  To our readers as well, moss be warned.   Having touched on the side-effects of moss in an earlier post, I now think it’s of the utmost importance to spell it out — moss gardens will seduce you.  Once seduced, […]