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Moss ... fascinating how it grows ...


Moss ... fascinating how it grows ...

Photographed this week ... on some logs in a field ...



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Lovely fresh green isn't it. :-)

12 Mar, 2013

 

Yes... does it have medicinal uses ?
Looks like it ought to be beneficial in some way !

12 Mar, 2013

 

I love moss especially the smell of it when you collect some. When I was teaching, occasionally the children used to make moss gardens on trays. They had some wonderful ideas - little gardens in miniature!

12 Mar, 2013

 

Hi Chris... yes ... moss is ideal for miniature gardens ..
wonderful :o)

12 Mar, 2013

 

I like wood with moss on it - collect bits from woods when I can

12 Mar, 2013

 

yes, Paul ... it looks nice doesn't it ..
I'd have needed a lorry to bring this home. Lol.

12 Mar, 2013

 

I love really big trunks , logs ect - chipped wood

12 Mar, 2013

 

These pieces with the moss are huge ..
... I photographed just the centre sections ..

12 Mar, 2013

 

Moss ....my favorite ground cover on our PNW Vancouver Island property. :-)

12 Mar, 2013

 

Hi Klahanie ...
Moss is attractive when in the right places, isn't it !

12 Mar, 2013

 

I like to see moss. It always looks soft and I want to touch it lol :o)

12 Mar, 2013

 

Beautiful isn't it, no wonder the Japanese use it in their marvellous gardens.....

12 Mar, 2013

 

I didn't used to notice moss very much ..
.. but now I admire it more :o)

12 Mar, 2013

 

Have to ask Kat that Terra she knows the all the medicinal plants.

12 Mar, 2013

 

yes... perhaps she'll see this pic... :o)

12 Mar, 2013

 

:-)

12 Mar, 2013

 

We have sleepers around the bog garden and they often have moss on them. Some grew around the little pond and one day a friend of my hubbys came round and scraped it off, saying that you want rid of that! Nooo, we didn't, but it was too late then!

12 Mar, 2013

 

Hi Rose ..
Maybe hubby should make a sign for near your pond ...
'Keep Off the Moss' !!! ;o)

12 Mar, 2013

 

That moss looks such a vibrant green colour it's lovely! Very nice in miniature gardens too.

12 Mar, 2013

 

Hi Louisa ..
yes, lovely colour...
.. and super for miniature gardens :o)

12 Mar, 2013

 

Super mossy log TT love the bright green :o)

12 Mar, 2013

 

Thanks Neena and Avis.
Yes the moss looks so soft and green ..
as Hywel says ... tempting to touch it .... :o)

13 Mar, 2013

 

Love the picture TT makes you want to be in the wood It conjures up that fresh woodland smell.

13 Mar, 2013

 

Good idea Terra ! hahaa!

13 Mar, 2013

 

It's like flying over a forested delta.
Cracking photo, Terra!
Some mosses are used to fight infected wounds, I've read, while others are used to pack & bind wounds.
I know that's definately true of spiders' webs from a medical programme on radio 4.
Nature's cures, eh?

14 Mar, 2013

 

Hi Mouldy .. Glad you like the pic...
Yes, moss looks very useful, doesn't it.
...webs too ... clever nature :o)

14 Mar, 2013

 

Hi Terra I like moss too. I have a mossy old sink and try to get moss to grow round my bonsai trees too. Your moss is as nature intends it to be.

15 Mar, 2013

 

Hi Dorjac ...
yes ... moss looks good around sinks and bonsai trees :o)

15 Mar, 2013

 

its so soft to touch to Terra, i love it :o)) x

15 Mar, 2013

 

Hi Sandra ..
the moss is irresistible isn't it.. Lol. :o)) x

15 Mar, 2013

 

Hi Terra lol yes it is, hope all is good with you all :o)) xx

15 Mar, 2013

 

All nature's cures waiting to be discovered.
Here' hoping, lol.

16 Mar, 2013

 

Yes I like that, I have a picture of some I took on a wall. I must try and add it to photos.

17 Mar, 2013

 

I allow it to grow on the big stones on my raised beds, I take it off carefully and use it when I'm repotting my birdcage planters....

17 Mar, 2013

 

The moss looks lovely TT, I have seen it in japanese gardens (pics) it looks Superb..
I had a belfast sink once and tried to grow moss on it by applying yogurt, it never did work as the dogs kept licking it off lol..

17 Mar, 2013

 

Thanks Shirl and Sue ..
Moss does grow in unlikely places !

Lol. Dee ... the yogurt was just too tasty ;o)

17 Mar, 2013

 

I love moss. So much beauty in such simplicity.

18 Mar, 2013

 

Hi Kat ... yes .. moss is superb, isn't it !

18 Mar, 2013

 

I used moss for the bonsais, but gave up growing bonsais, my sister said it is painfull for the tree.

18 Mar, 2013

 

I have moss on most of my bonsai, it does not harm them, some of my trees have had it growing on the soil for thirty years or more, also the blackbirds keep it in check, as this time of year they are taking it for their nesting materials.

Ashizuru.

19 Mar, 2013

 

The birds here tend to take the moss from the bonsai pots. Moss has a lovely virulent green colour. A garden in miniature.

20 Mar, 2013



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