Moss Wisdom: Beauty and Benefit

An example of a moss garden located at a private residence in Cashiers, N.C. Photo by Annie Martin, wwwmountainmoss.com

I spoke to a remarkable gardener recently — Annie Martin, or as she prefers to be known, “Mossin’ Annie.” Based in Pisgah Forest, in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina, she operates a moss garden design and installation service.

What she creates are rare intersections of natural beauty and environmental benefit.

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