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Moss is a precious plant that requires just the right amount of temperature, humidity, and sunlight to grow. It takes several years to completely cover a rock or land surface.. The deep green carpet has always been prized as a symbol of nature's tranquility, subtleness and profoundness.

Moss is another unusual plant, because it doesn't have a stem, that means that every cell has to help to carry the glucose to other parts of the moss.

Sheet Moss (Hypnum) that iseasy to cultivate and stands up to foot traffic, a good choice to use on around and between stepping stones. It forms a low dense mat, making it a favored lawn alternative; $29.99 for five pounds (covers 5 square feet) at TN Native Tree & Plant Nursery.

10 Easy Pieces: The Most Magical Mosses

Mossy forest

Mossy forest

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One of the reasons I love to hike is because of the opportunity to see moss and lichen. It is so green, so verdant. I love the textures, especially the ones that feel like fuzzy velvet. Along the Wissahickon are beautiful old stone walls covered in moss.

Shade Moss Garden, Gardenista

10 Easy Pieces: The Most Magical Mosses

Les Mosses - Want to be able to indentify plants with your mobile phone? Check out GardenAnswers.com!

Les Mosses - Want to be able to indentify plants with your mobile phone? Check out GardenAnswers.com!

Hall of Mosses - Make sure to visit GardenAnswers.com and download our free plant idenfication app.

Hall of Mosses - Make sure to visit GardenAnswers.com and download our free plant idenfication app.

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The Intercontinental Gardener: The Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island - I just love this place, it is so natural and the formal parts of the garden highlight the surrounding wilderness so well.

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Larry went out to mark our irrigation heads with flags prior to Dr.

Hall of Mosses Trail - Want to be able to indentify plants with your mobile phone? Check out GardenAnswers.com!

Hall of Mosses Trail - Want to be able to indentify plants with your mobile phone? Check out GardenAnswers.com!

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