In the NEWS

With the release of Mossin’ Annie’s book, The Magical World of Moss Gardening (Timber Press, August 2015), Mountain Moss has been in the news lately. My hometown newspaper, The Asheville Citizen-Times (Asheville, NC, August 30, 2015) featured Mossin’ Annie in the Sunday edition with an excellent article entitled, “This Rolling Stone Gathers Moss,” written by […]

MOSS-apalooza — September 5, 2015

MOSS-apalooza — The Grand Opening of Mossin’ Annie’s new Mossery and Book Release Party will be held on Saturday, September 5th from 2-5 pm! We’re gonna have a fun time! The Moon Shine Babies will be playing and you can stroll through the Mossery to shop for specialty mosses for your own DIY moss projects. […]

ORDER Mossin’ Annie’s Book — The Magical World of Moss Gardening

I am so proud to announce that my book, The Magical World of Moss Gardening, will be officially released by Timber Press in August 2015. If you’ve been wanting to learn more about successful moss gardening methods and best species to incorporate in your designs, then you’ll find inspiration and guidance. Since book quantities are […]

Moss Green Roof in the Sun?!!!

Cool and green describe the new Moss Green Roof at The North Carolina Arboretum located in Asheville, NC. It reflects the value of  mosses in achieving year-round green beauty as well as exemplifying the tolerance of mosses that live in full sun exposure. Yes, SUN not shade mosses are featured in this innovative and creative […]

Mountain Moss May Newsletter Intro

Welcome 2011

As 2011 begins, moss plans in motion. Surely all these baby steps will lead to giant leaps this year. Yesterday started off with email contact from a moss lover in California. It’s exciting to connect with folks who have always wanted to use mosses in their landscapes. Memories from childhood or fascination with glimpses of […]

Mosses for Bonsai

Spurred by a recent question from a Bonsai enthusiast in Wilmington, NC, let’s discuss this art form and how mosses can enhance these miniature landscapes that feature trees. The textures of varied mosses and shapes of mounds and green carpets underneath these tiny trees help emulate the desired effect of a natural environment. The Art […]

Moss Diary #2

Dear Moss Diary, Today, May 20, 2010 was a FULL day of mossin’ fun culminating in a major creative flow. First, I joined other Transylvania Master Gardeners for maintenance work on the rain gardens at the library. We dead-headed lots of Black-eyed Susans. However, the only bryophytes present in the garden are the ones that […]

Moss in the Media: Like a Rolling Stone

Moss in the Media… I’m always excited to share when an article appears about mosses. This time the story is about me in Carolina Home and Garden magazine. Thanks to Melanie Bianchi for her writing talents and Jeff Miller for his photography of Gucci and me. Unfortunately, the photos were shot while my moss garden […]

Dear Moss Diary

Dear Moss Diary, It seems like a good idea to record some of my moss experiences that lift my spirit each day. A written document might jog my mind to remember even some of the smaller moss moments that have delighted me. The catch – In the past, I have never been disciplined enough to […]