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Horticulturist's of the past came up with a brilliant recipe to encourage the growth of moss to age and add interest to their garden designs, this rec...
Moss can often be found growing in damp areas, between the cracks in paving stones, on drainpipe covers or, in this example, near to a riverbank.
Gather several clumps of moss in a bag and take them to a place where you can easily wash them
Carefully clean the moss of as much mud as possible.
Place some of the moss, the buttermilk (or yoghurt) and sugar into a blender and start to mix. This must be done in small phases as the moss can easi...
Paint your chosen design onto your chosen location or (if growing indoors) on top of a flattened layer of compost in a seed tray.
Ensure that your moss design is kept moist by spray-misting it with water regularly. After a few weeks the moss should start to re-contitute and grow...
If growing moss indoors transfer it to a suitable location (where it is likely to be kept damp) outdoors. Return regularly to the location and see it...
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Posted:Dec 28, 2007
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