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Moss Rocks!

Moss Rocks!

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – March 27 One of the subjects I address in my most popular garden club talk is moss growth. The myth is that moss in your lawn means that you need to add lime. The truth is that moss is an equal opportunity lawn-colonizer…it’s happy...
Stumped

Stumped

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – February 28 According to Wikipedia the first stumpery was designed by Edward William Cooke for an estate in Staffordshire in 1856. The Victorians ran with it from there and I think they were on to something. I love moss and fallen...
Indicator Weeds

Indicator Weeds

Report From PIA  – November 8 As I cleared out the frosted Zinnia and Ageratum in the cutting garden, I noticed that that the sorrel (Rumex acetosa) was creeping into these beds. Sorrel grows best in acidic conditions, so the presence of this weed is a sign that...
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