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Carpet Moss

Carpet Moss

Carpet Moss is a thick, dense, low-growing, and lush green moss species commonly found in shaded, damp environments, forming a dense carpet-like ground cover. It grows densely, forming a low-lying, velvety mat that adds a touch of tranquility to any garden or landscape. It is a versatile and aesthetically pleasing moss species offering numerous landscaping benefits. Its primarily serves as a natural ground cover and an attractive addition to various outdoor spaces in landscaping. Carpet Moss Creates Dense Carpets of Greenery Carpet moss gets its name from its ability to create thick, soft stretches of moss. As this moss grows across the soil, it creates a charming look reminiscent of a high-quality mats. It only grows to one inch in height, so it always has a low, uniform look. It clusters together into such tightly packed mats that you often cannot see the soil underneath. This makes moss an ideal ground cover option. The rich, emerald green shades of moss help a property look as lively and appealing as possible. An Up-Close Look  It tends to look like a lush, green rug from far away. However, if you take a close look at this plant, you'll notice that it actually consists of dense clusters of small plants. Tiny, feathery fronds peek out of the plant, creating a subtle texture that adds visual appeal to your landscape. Mature it can include a blend of bright green, newer stalks, and golden brown, older stalks. All these gentle variations in hue allow moss to look even more vibrant and attractive in your yard. How to Landscape With The Perennial It is one of the most exciting and versatile plants to use for a landscape. Some property owners find that it can entirely replace grass and create a lush lawn. It is also a charming addition to garden features. Consider setting it between checkerboard pavers to create a life-size chessboard or adding it to a rock garden to create a magical forest appearance. The unique structure of moss even allows it to grow over boulders and tree stumps, so landscapers aren't just limited to patches of earth. If you want a whimsical, organic look, adding moss to your rocks or trees can create a charming pop of green on your property. Enjoy TN Nursery Throughout the Year As an evergreen perennial, it looks stunning at any time of year. This plant continues to appear soft and carpet-like even in winter. It always maintains its bright, emerald green, and golden brown shades, so your property looks lush and colorful even when other plants are dormant.

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Cushion Moss

Cushion Moss

Cushion moss is a low-growing, densely matted mosses that form a lush green ground cover in shady, moist environments. It's a versatile evergreen ground cover with numerous air-cleaning benefits. Its distinctive formation and adaptability make it a favored choice for enhancing outdoor spaces in water gardens and features, shade, and damp areas. Create a Beautiful Yard With Cushion Moss Cushion Moss grows in thick, pillow-shaped mounds that are at least as big as a pincushion. These mounds can grow up to a foot in diameter. In the winter or late autumn, the new stems are long and pointed. Their beaked, blunt end caps and varying shades of golden to reddish brown are telltale signs of maturity. They are vibrant green and also form dense, round cushions. They can split off and grow into new plants, a process known as fragmentation, which helps with asexual reproduction. This is how the moss is able to cover such a large area so fast. Build Healthy Habitats for Insects With Moss The dense cushions that these mosses form provide shelter and protection to a variety of animals and small organisms. They retain moisture, creating ideal microclimates for insects, spiders, and other types of invertebrates. These microclimates help to create larger habitats for larger species. The moss even acts as a thick layer of insulation, reducing the impact of severe temperatures and creating a steady habitat for creatures who live on or under it. Because of their insulating qualities and gentle texture, they are a popular nesting material for many tiny animals and birds. Enjoy Air Purification With TN Nursery's Moss They absorb pollutants from the air, making them excellent natural air purifiers. Small, hair-like structures known as rhizoids and papillae cover the surface, serving as a net for airborne dust and catching it on the surface of the moss. The moss structure then uses capillary action and microbial processes to digest and decompose the particles after they are within the moss. They also have bacteria that can transform pollution into usable biomass. Get Rid of Weeds With This Ground-cover It is an excellent weed suppressor because it can form a physical barrier, release allelopathic chemicals, and shade the soil. Their enhanced ability to better compete with weeds for nutrients also contributes to their weed suppression abilities. In addition to stabilizing the dirt and stopping plant colonization, their thick growth habit further prevents weed seed germination. Cushion Moss, also known as pincushion moss, is a type of low-growing moss that is very densely packed together. Its primary role is to serve as an evergreen covering over the ground that also offers numerous cleansing benefits for the air. It’s highly adaptable to a number of different gardens and landscapes and is naturally welcoming and inviting. Beyond its lush appearance, it also serves a primary role in the ecosystem of many species of frogs, insects, and spiders. It can help contribute to a healthy and vibrant garden. Where Does It Grow Officially called leucobryum glaucum, it is native to the forests of North America. It thrives the best in moist areas that receive plenty of shade, but it can do well with a minimal amount of sunlight as well. It also prefers soil that is a bit more sandy and less dense. You’ll most commonly find it in moist gardens, rock gardens, alongside pathways, or in close proximity to areas of water. Description of It It is instantly recognizable for its green color, which sometimes has a tint of blue to it. The drier it gets. However, the more the blue tint begins to go away, the lighter the green will become as well. In many ways, it is like nature’s carpet. It’s very soothing to step barefoot over and help you connect with nature. For this reason, along with its luxuriant appearance, it can turn a dull landscape into a pleasant and soothing one. What is the Appeal of It To Gardeners It offers many benefits for gardeners that go beyond its plush feel or verdant appearance. It acts as a natural mulch to keep weed growth to a minimum and help the soil beneath it retain moisture. This helps the soil in gardens to remain hydrated even during periods of drought. Another benefit to it is how low maintenance it is. It only requires minimal pruning and watering to maintain its vibrancy. This makes it a good choice for those who want a lush landscape that doesn’t require a lot of care. All in all, it is a low-maintenance plant that will help protect your soil, promote a healthy ecosystem, and create a welcoming environment for your landscape or garden.

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Live Moss Sampler Box

Live Moss Sampler Box

Live moss is a collection of 3-4 small, lush, green pad varieties. Moss thrives in moist, shady environments, forming velvety carpets or cushions on rocks, trees, and forest floors.  Get a little bit of everything in this sampler box. Live mosses open up a world of mesmerizing, vibrant, and enchanting fairy gardens, shade trails, and anywhere you want tranquility. With its ever-changing assortment of lush and diverse varieties, this moss box is a delightful way to explore the wonders of the botanical realm. Each Live Moss Box contains an assortment of hand-selected mosses carefully curated by our botanical experts. These mosses are sustainably sourced and nurtured to ensure their health and vitality, guaranteeing you receive the finest specimens available. Bringing nature indoors can create a captivating moss garden that breathes life into any living space.This moss grab bag offers a beautiful opportunity to witness the astonishing diversity of mosses firsthand. Each box is a treasure trove of different textures, shapes, and colors, from soft and velvety cushions to delicate fern-like structures. Dive into a world of emerald greens, earthy browns, and vibrant yellows as you uncover the unique characteristics of each moss species.   The Live Sampler Moss Box   Mosses are renowned for their air-purifying properties, absorbing pollutants and releasing fresh oxygen into the atmosphere. They act as natural humidifiers, improving air quality and creating a refreshing environment. Also, mosses are known for retaining moisture, making them low-maintenance plants requiring minimal watering. It is perfect for seasoned plant enthusiasts and beginners alike If you're new to gardening, mosses provide an ideal starting point, requiring little expertise or specialized equipment. They are adaptable to various lighting conditions. Whether you have a sunny windowsill, a shady nook, or a terrarium, the Live Moss Box will flourish wherever you choose to display it. Enhance the aesthetic appeal of your living spaces with the breathtaking beauty of mosses. Use your Live Moss Box mosses to create eye-catching terrariums, vivariums, or wall art installations. Their velvety texture and vibrant hues add a touch of tranquility and elegance to any room, providing a unique and captivating visual experience.  Discover  the enchantment of these unusual plants. Immerse yourself in the serene world of mosses and let their soothing presence transform your living space into an oasis of calm and peaceful surroundings. The Live Moss Box plant offers numerous benefits that can enhance your living space and overall well-being. Here are ten benefits of live moss:1. Air purification: Mosses are excellent natural air purifiers. They absorb pollutants, release fresh oxygen, and create a healthier environment in your home.2. Humidity control: Mosses are known for retaining moisture. Mosses in your living space act as natural humidifiers, increasing humidity levels and helping to prevent dryness, particularly during the colder months or in arid climates.3. Stress reduction: The presence of plants, including mosses, has been shown to reduce stress levels and promote relaxation. The soothing green colors and soft textures of mosses create a calming atmosphere, making your living space a peaceful sanctuary.4. Connection with nature: Incorporating mosses into your indoor environment brings a touch of nature indoors. Even in urban settings, where access to green spaces may be limited, having live plants like mosses can help you stay connected to the natural world and experience the benefits of nature's tranquility.5. Therapeutic benefits: Gardening and plant care have therapeutic effects on mental health. By nurturing and caring for your Live Moss Box plant, you engage in a mindful and rewarding activity that can reduce anxiety, improve mood, and promote well-being.6. Educational experience: Each delivery of the Live Moss Box comes with detailed care instructions and informative facts about the featured mosses. It's a chance to expand your knowledge and appreciation for these fascinating plants.7. Versatile decor: Mosses can be incorporated into various decor styles and settings. From terrariums and vivariums to wall art installations or as standalone pieces, mosses add a touch of elegance and tranquility to any room. They blend seamlessly with different aesthetics and can be creatively arranged to suit your style.8. Low-maintenance: Mosses are generally low-maintenance plants, requiring minimal care and attention. They do not need regular watering like traditional potted plants, making them an ideal choice. With the Live Moss Box, you can enjoy the beauty of live plants.9. Seasonal variety: Each Live Moss Box delivery features a new assortment of mosses, ensuring you can experience a wide range of species throughout the year. This seasonal variety adds excitement and surprises to your collection, allowing you to witness the beauty and diversity of mosses in all their forms.10. Indoor and outdoor adaptability: Mosses are versatile plants that can thrive in various lighting conditions, making them suitable for indoor and outdoor environments. Whether you have a sunny windowsill, a shaded corner, or a garden, mosses can be incorporated into different areas of your home; creating lush green displays and transforming your space into a botanical moss will introduce captivating natural beauty into your home and enjoy moss's multiple benefits. From air purification and humidity control to stress reduction and educational experiences.Maintaining your Live Moss Box plant and ensuring the health and vitality of the different mosses requires some care and attention. Here are Some Tips:1. Light requirements: Mosses typically prefer indirect or filtered light. Place your Live Moss Box in indirect sunlight for a few hours daily. 2. Watering: Mosses have high moisture needs but are sensitive to overwatering. Mist the mosses lightly with water using a spray bottle to moisten them. Avoid soaking the mosses or leaving them in standing water, as this can lead to rot. Monitor the moisture level and adjust watering accordingly, ensuring the mosses stay consistently moist but not waterlogged.3. Humidity: Mosses thrive in humid environments. During winter, when indoor air tends to be drier, consider using a humidifier or placing a tray of water near the mosses to increase humidity levels. It will help prevent the mosses from drying out.4. Air circulation: Good air circulation is essential for most health. Ensure adequate airflow is around your Live Moss Box by keeping it away from drafts or stagnant areas. Gentle air movement helps prevent the growth of mold or fungi and promotes healthy moss growth.5. Temperature: Mosses generally prefer cool to moderate temperatures. Avoid placing the mosses in areas with extreme temperature fluctuations or near heat sources like radiators or vents. Maintain a temperature range of around 60°F to 75°F for optimal moss growth.6. Cleaning: Over time, debris and dust may accumulate on the surface of the mosses, hindering their ability to photosynthesize. Gently clean the mosses by misting them with water and using a soft brush or cloth to remove dirt or debris. It will ensure the mosses can absorb sunlight effectively.7. Avoid chemical exposure: Mosses are sensitive to chemicals and pollutants. Keep your Live Moss Box away from sources of chemical fumes, such as cleaning products or aerosols. Additionally, avoid using chemical pesticides or fertilizers on or near the mosses, as they can harm these delicate plants.8. Monitoring and pruning: Regularly inspect your mosses for signs of yellowing, browning, or dry patches. If you notice any damaged or discolored areas, carefully trim them away with clean, sharp scissors. Pruning helps maintain the overall health and appearance of the mosses.9. Seasonal adjustments: Mosses can go through natural growth cycles and may exhibit different characteristics or growth patterns based on the season. Adjust your care routine accordingly, providing slightly more water during warmer months and reducing watering during cooler periods.10. Learn about different moss species: Educate yourself about the specific moss species in your Live Moss Box. Understanding their natural habitats and growth requirements can help you tailor your care routine to meet their needs more effectively.Remember to observe your mosses closely and adjust their care as needed. With proper maintenance, you can create a captivating and ever-changing moss garden that brings the beauty of nature into your home. Live moss Plants can be a beautiful and eco-friendly addition to any indoor or outdoor space. Mosses are air cleaners and bioindicators that filter water, regulate soil erosion, and provide habitat for small animals and insects. TN Nursery ensures that your moss Plants will always be fresh and healthy. And if they genuinely provide the lowest prices online for quality mosses, that's even better for customers who want to save money while still enjoying the benefits of live moss plants.If you're interested in purchasing live plants from TN Nursery, read up on how to care for them properly, as different types of mosses have additional requirements. This can include factors like sunlight exposure, watering needs, and soil type. With proper care, your moss plants can thrive and bring a touch of nature to your home or garden. Buy Live Moss Online at TN Nursery  

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Sheet Moss

Sheet Moss

Sheet Moss is a lush, low-growing species that forms a dense carpet of soft, emerald-green foliage, often used in terrariums, floral arrangements, and as a ground cover in shaded areas.  It is one of the most favored kinds of type that is used for lawns. It’s so named because it creates a ‘sheet’ over a garden or forest floor. Beyond the luxurious and welcoming appearance and vibe of this dense sheet, it also serves as the protecting home for a variety of microfauna, including frogs, spiders, and insects. Many small ecosystems revolve around the layers of it on the forest floor, and gardeners who are seeking to add more biodiversity to their gardens should consider adding it to the ground of their gardens. Where Does Sheet Moss Grow Officially known as Hypnum curvifolium, it is a wide-ranging plant that is found on every continent except for Antarctica. It’s mostly found in temperature regions of the world and adapts well to moist areas. You’ll commonly see it underneath logs or rocks, around tree trunks, or near natural sources of water. In gardens, you’ll usually find it around clay pots, stones, or next to artificial ponds. Description of This Moss It is most notable for its soft fronds that collectively form a thick carpet of green over a forest floor. The individual leaves are very small and overlap a bit over one another, which helps to create the plant’s soft and lavish texture and appearance. Laying down over it will be akin to laying down over nature’s version of a mattress. While the leaves are normally a bright green, they will also develop a slight but noticeable yellow tint when moisture levels deplete a bit or are under prolonged exposure to sunlight. Why is It A Good Choice For Gardeners Gardeners like it because of how adaptable it is. It can easily retain moisture to help hydrate the soil underneath it and prevent erosion. People will often add it to gardens as well as terrariums to help create an atmosphere that is equally as lush as it is inviting. It is also very low maintenance and requires minimal pruning and watering. Many gardeners who want to create a green covering over the ground will turn to it over grass for this reason. It’s a suitable choice both for experienced gardeners and those who are new to the hobby. Grass is the traditional go-to for groundcover, but one shouldn't put Sheet Moss out of their mind. Certain varieties, like this type, form a lush sheet of green over the surface it inhabits. But much like any other plant, the reasons to grow this type of ground cover go far beyond just what it has to offer aesthetically. Here's how this plant can benefit and enhance your landscape with ease. It Defends Your Soil Against Erosion and Flooding Are you looking for ground cover that grows better in your region and offers benefits for the surrounding environment? If so, this plant is an excellent choice. While it doesn't have a root system, it's still an excellent plant that can defend against soil erosion and serve to better control the flow of water, leading to less flooding if you live in an area that experiences a lot of rain or a few unpredictable showers here and there during the winter and spring seasons. It Is a Benefit for Other Plants in Your Garden That Loves Moisture This type of plant loves moisture, which is why it's often recommended for regions where grass can't easily thrive. However, you can go a step beyond that and grow plants that also love moisture on top of this plant as it serves to retain moisture that your other plants will rely on to grow strong. You can even add it to potted plants for this purpose as well as to improve the aesthetics of items like bonsai trees. It Tolerates a Range of Condition As we just touched upon, this plant loves moisture, but that doesn't mean that it can't hold up against conditions that might threaten the lives of other varieties. In comparison, this variety is actually hardier, making it easier to keep alive once you spread it across your landscape. If you're looking for ground cover that enhances your space and will hold up over time, this is the one to choose. It Is TN Nursery's Best Seller Because of The Year-Round Greenery  You want your yard to look as lush and as vibrant as possible throughout the year, and this form of groundcover can help you achieve exactly that. With proper care and maintenance, you're sure to enjoy what this plant has to offer for your space.

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Fern Moss

Fern Moss

Fern Moss, displays feathery, fern-like fronds and is often found in damp and shady environments, resembling miniature forest ferns. A delightful and beneficial plant for landscaping projects. This type of moss belongs to the Bryophyte family and thrives in damp and shady environments, making it a perfect choice for various landscaping applications. Fern Moss is known for their delicate appearance. These plants are widely distributed throughout North America and often add color and beauty to shady, humid gardens. Natural Habitat Of Fern Moss It forms lush, branching carpets on decomposing logs, rocks, and patches of damp soil. They can flourish in a variety of moist, shady environments all year round and are commonly found along mountain streams and river banks, on hillsides and in ravines, underneath trees, and on forest floors. Appearance and Propagation Of This Moss It has feathery triangular fronds arranged in a triple-pinnate structure, with central stems that grow up to 3½" long. The fronds consist of tiny, bumpy leaves that give the moss a slightly rough appearance and branch out to create a layered mat with a soft, plush texture. The fronds intertwine to create a colony with a three-dimensional profile. In humid air, the leaves tend to open up, but in dry air, they contract against their parent stem or branch. It can display a spectrum of colors, changing from golden brown to dull yellow-green to bright, then deep green, as shade and moisture increase. To propagate themselves, it creates sporophytes that mature and release spores that can grow into new plants. As it establish itself, it grows fibrous rhizoids that attach to its new substrates. These thin, root-like rhizoids anchor the plants and pull nutrients and moisture up into the fronds. Gardens and Cultivated Area For It It can create a tranquil aesthetic and lend a graceful charm to cultivated areas in your landscape. Gardeners often use it as a ground cover in tree-filled areas. This plant can also add color and texture to rock gardens and shady areas while providing patches of greenery in the winter. Biodiversity Of It If you're looking to create a microhabitat for small animals in your garden, it is a wonderful choice. Songbirds like swallows, vireos, juncos, robins, and warblers use the it's fronds in their nests to protect their hatchlings and conceal them from predators. Beautify Your Garden with TN Nursery Adding it to your garden is a lovely way to bring the freshness of the forest into your landscape and enhance your time outdoors.

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Tree Moss

Tree Moss

Tree moss or epiphytic moss, grows on the branches and trunks of trees, forming green, velvety mats or cushions in forested environments.It is often found growing on the trunks and branches of trees offers many benefits when landscaping. Its unique characteristics contribute to creating visually appealing and environmentally friendly outdoor spaces. Tree Moss isn't a plant that you see too much as being recommended in gardens or yards, but it's a plant that boasts a wide range of hidden benefits any plant lover and property owner would be glad to take advantage of. Whether you've noticed the growth or you're thinking about growing it, here's why you might wish to follow through on this. Tree Moss Serves As Excellent Groundcover Depending on where you live, growing grass might not be quite as easy as you'd like, resulting in bare spots on your lawn or throughout other areas of your property. They like this one, which can serve as a groundcover that keeps things green and lush in areas that might not be as hospitable for grass. With the added benefits below, you'll be sure to want to spread it from these areas to more parts of your property, too. The Stunning Moss Can Protect Trees and More This plant acts as a stellar insulator for trees, protecting it from various external threats and even defending it against pollutants. If you've been looking for plants that can help you improve the biodiversity in your yard and help you protect other trees and plants, they are a wonderful choice to go with. It Supports Other Plant Life Acting as a form of protection isn't its only role. Its benefits extend far beyond this. These plants are essentially sponges, attracting moisture and absorbing nutrients from the immediate environment around them that are then easily spread to other plants that need it. Its tight root-like growth systems help it anchor itself to the ground and reduce soil erosion without producing too much competition for nutrients in the immediate area where it's growing. The introduction of it can do wonders for other plants in your space. Air Quality Is Improved With TN Nursery Plants One unique benefit of them is their ability to improve air quality. Because they sponge what they need from the air around them, you'll find that they can actually reduce the amount of pollutants in an area, improving your overall air quality so that you can enjoy your space with ease.

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Terrarium Plant Kit

Terrarium Plant Kit

Our terrarium plant kit has a large assortment of fresh turkey tails, rocks, and lichens. mosses and plants you simply can not buy elsewhere online, and we guarantee it. In these hills and mountains, lyes rich land full of exotic things you can not go out and buy like lichens, mosses, fossils, odd rocks, and things that Bailey knows would make a wonderful addition to any terrarium. She collects each kit especially for the order placed with items that will do well even in ecospheres. Often it contains lichens, fresh live moss, turkey tail, rocks, Mitchella repens, and running cedar. The items are wild-collected by Bailey, and she takes great pride in her horticultural skills, containing only the highest-quality plants for the kit. Our kit is the price of one item in stores, and we guarantee you won't like it; you will love it! What's so amazing is each kit is chosen by hand by Bailey. Bailey studied plant science in school and she knows what's hot and what's not! We've never had one complaint about our terrarium plant packages other than someone can not order 10 at a time. Please do not order over five kits because she works in the warehouse and spends her evenings and weekends collecting rare treasures for these kits. We always have limited quantities of these plants. It is plants only, no container. In today's fast-paced and urbanized world, finding tranquility and peaceful relaxation with nature can be challenging. However, TN Nursery's terrarium garden kit offers a unique opportunity to create a serene oasis right at home, thanks to the assortment of freshly dug plants from the hills of Tennessee. By investing in terraria, you can bring the beauty of the outdoor world into your home. Each one of them is designed to be a miniature world that you can prune, hone, and shape into whatever you want it to become. After initially filling the container with the soil, rocks, and moss included in your set, you can add the greenery and ornamental items you love. Over time, you can gradually change your selections to create a more unique space. Create Your Own Ecosystem With Terrarium Plant Kit This type of set is designed to be its own ecosystem. The glass has a sealed cover so that the water and air remain inside the container. When you buy it, you can design them so that they are completely sealed or open to the elements. Popular Perennial Plant Kit Options Many different items can be placed in it. Often, people like to include begonias, moss, violets, ferns, baby tears, succulents, creeping fig, cacti, pothos, selaginella, ficus, and mother fern. Other than adding unique greenery, you can customize your glass container by picking specific rocks, statues, and decorative items to place inside. For example, many people like to put amethyst, turquoise, and other stones into their own. Place Your Terrarium Plant Kit Container Indoors and Outdoors When most people think of it, they think of a large glass jar on their coffee table. While these containers are typically placed inside your house, you don’t have to limit yourself to an interior location. If you decide to put the container outside, you can leave it open to the elements so that it doesn’t overheat during the day. A Terrarium Plant Kit for Everyone At TN Nursery Your terraria can be completely unique. While there are specific decorative items, rocks, soil, and greenery included in each set, you are not required to use the items your set comes with. Instead, you can get creative. Many people customize there's by using items they find on their daily walks. If you are hiking in the woods, you can pick up unique types of moss or precious stones. Once you find a special item you want to include, you can always rearrange your container so that you can place it inside.    

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Broom Forkmoss

Broom Forkmoss

Broom Forkmoss is a hardy and commonly used moss species with slender, upright shoots and distinctive forked or feather-like branches, often found in various terrestrial habitats. Perfect for stale areas and works to clean up stagnant water. Moss is a bioindicator plant that is super beneficial in cleanup near moisture. Adding Broom Forkmoss to your property can provide you with a variety of benefits both now and well into the future. This spongy material spreads easily along the ground to provide a lush landscape that holds up well in many different environments. Broom Forkmoss  This type looks like your hair after standing outside for too long on a windy day. Of course, unlike your hair, you won't have a tangled mess to get rid of after the weather calms down. This is because it only grows to be a few centimeters high. It typically has a green hue, and it can be used either across your entire yard or in localized areas as you see fit.  The Perennial Acts as a Purifier One of the primary benefits of having this plant on your property is that it can take toxins out of the air. This can be especially ideal if you are allergic to smoke, pollen, or other irritants that you may be exposed to while outdoors. In addition to getting rid of pollutants, it can make the air smell cleaner and fresher, which can benefit everyone who lives on your property or nearby. Moss is a Natural Filter Another great reason to have it on your property is that you won't need to spend money on air filters. You also won't need to waste electricity on indoor or outdoor air purifying systems that may or may not get the results that you want. Even better, since it doesn't grow upwards, you won't need to mow it often or ever. This further minimizes oil or electricity usage associated with a lawn mower or other landscaping equipment. Moss Makes An Excellent Whimsical Garden In addition to taking toxins out of the air, it can also help to reduce noise. This can be ideal if you have a baby in the house who needs to sleep or simply want to be able to hear yourself think after a long day at work. Shop At TN Nursery

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Hedwigia Ciliate Moss

Hedwigia Ciliate Moss

Hedwigia ciliata moss is perfect for topiaries, decor, and walls. It thrives in almost any environment, is easy to grow, and has many uses. One of the primary benefits of incorporating this plant into landscaping is its ability to add a touch of natural beauty and charm. Plants like this have delicate, lush textures that bring a sense of tranquility and elegance to garden settings. Their fine filaments and intricate structures create a captivating visual appeal, especially when contrasted with other plant forms or hardscape elements. Hedwigia Ciliate Moss The natural beauty of Hedwigia ciliate moss, also known as Hedwig's fringe leaf, makes for a stunning addition to any garden. In the realm of botanical wonders, they are beloved as non-flowering plants that can grow in a wide range of places and settings. Some prefer to perch on rocks; others thrive on tree trucks. Some can even grow on buildings or logs. They are non-vascular bryophytes, which means they need a moist environment to soak up nutrients and reproduce through spores rather than seeds. If you dream of a mossy haven to complete your garden, accentuate the rocks near your pond, or add a dash of whimsical, fairy-tale forest to your landscape, then you will surely adore its vibrant green color and soft texture. Expand Your Moss Collection in Unexpected Territory Not many gardeners consider adding them to their landscape, but these interesting plants are a wonderful addition that can support a healthier garden. They do not compete with other plants. On the contrary, they can help retain water so your other plants can stay hydrated and nourished. It brings new, exciting life to a garden with its cheerful green leaves and endurance. They can support a tree bed, act as a natural weed barrier, and help purify the air for a fresher environment. Its fringe leaf is easy to care for and simply thrives where it is planted. It sprouts rich, green leaves with light edges that simply dazzle on a rock and under the sunlight. Because it only grows roughly 2.5 cm tall, it is not going to easily overtake a space or distract from other greenery. Instead, you can appreciate the wild beauty of this soft, delicate plant that creates a plush carpet no matter where it is housed. As both an indoor and outdoor plant, this mossy wonder can be a wonderful addition to a topiary. Its lush, velvety foliage adds a beautiful touch of greenery that brings sophistication and tranquility to your topiary. Cultivate Serenity in Your Own Backyard With TN Nursery This plant brings a natural sense of calm and ease to anyone who views it. Reminiscent of babbling brooks and soothing streams, it can infuse your landscape with a relaxing aura that will instantly put you at ease.

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Reindeer Moss

Reindeer Moss

Reindeer Moss is a lichen with a grayish-white color, often found in arctic and subarctic regions. It provides essential forage for reindeer and caribou. It is a unique and versatile organism that offers several benefits when utilized in landscaping projects. Its distinctive appearance and hardy nature make it a popular choice for enhancing outdoor spaces in creative and sustainable ways. Discover the Beauty of Reindeer Moss Reindeer Moss is a hearty organism known for its unusual color and elegant appearance. Known for its unique shape, this light-colored fruticose organism grows on forest floors and rocky landscapes in subarctic and arctic regions. Despite the name, this organism is not a plant. Lichen forms from the symbiotic relationship between algae and fungi. Gardeners can bring a touch of this lichen's magic to their gardens and landscaping. TN Nursery Offers A Wide Range Of Moss It gets its name from its unique shape. The lichen's shape resembles a reindeer's antlers. This organism consists of a base known as a squamule. Squamules are scaly green structures that spread along the ground. They are soft to the touch. On the tips of the lichen's branching stems, brown knobs produce spores. As the lichen grows, it forms soft, tight clusters. It can grow up to three inches high. Colors of It Gardeners can find this lichen in a variety of shades. Bright gray varieties are reminiscent of this beautiful lichen's arctic origin. Other available colors include white, cream, yellow-gray, and yellow-green. Adding It to Your Landscaping It can add depth to any landscaping project. The lichen creates a variety of stunning colors and textures. When it is wet, it feels soft and spongy. The green base appears bold and vibrant. As the lichen dries, the texture changes to brittle and scaly. Its distinctive form and texture add graphic interest to both indoor and outdoor spaces. The lichen can make urban projects like green roofs and living walls more visually appealing. Rock gardens can benefit from the lichen's soft and spongy texture. This organism contrasts with rock and gravel hardscaping. This element of softness complements the peaceful environment of Zen gardens and meditation spaces. It can add interest to indoor spaces. The lichen's compact size makes it appropriate for small indoor projects like terrariums. From ground cover to gardens, it is a stunning addition to any space. This unique organism gives indoor and outdoor environments an element of texture and color.

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Thuidium Moss

Thuidium Moss

Thuidium moss is a thick, tufted moss with densely branched, feathery shoots commonly found in moist woodlands and forested areas. It is recognized for its vibrant green hues and intricate texture is a versatile and appealing element in landscaping. Its utilization extends beyond its aesthetic appeal, as it brings numerous benefits to outdoor spaces. It can transform gardens, pathways, and various outdoor environments into captivating and harmonious settings when incorporated thoughtfully. Thuidium Moss is a genus of more than 200 species around the world that share certain similarities. The "-idium" part means "diminutive" in Latin, and examples of this plant resemble diminutive cedar trees. The plant grows to a height of between 1 and 8 inches and will do equally well on the ground or epiphytically. The Leaves Of Thuidium Moss The plant contributes its cuteness to the rest of the garden. It acts not as a focal point but rather as a garnish, the delicate fronds interlacing to form a stunning layer of compounded leaves. The plant forms its dense carpet by producing attractive leaves on multiple pinnates that intertwine and form a layer that can be several inches thick. Each of these pinnates is covered in delightful, tiny leaves that are millimeters or less in size, a Lilliputian collection of smile-inducing green. The Kit Fern variety of this charming plant has sharply curved leaves and adds washes of yellow throughout the carpet, further pleasing the eye. Decorative Options With TN Nursery Because the plant forms a carpet, one might create wonderful patterns. Chessboards and spirals are two gorgeous options, but in truth, the possibilities are limited only by the gardener's imagination. The plant is also epiphytic, so it looks simply smashing when adorning other larger plants in the garden. It's also nifty as a covering for paths throughout extensive woodland gardens. Because it's evergreen, it'll provide its lovely green color throughout the winter. The Ecological Impact Of The Moss This plant is essential for the environment, retaining moisture in the soil and preventing erosion. Many species of birds, notable among them robins, flycatchers, and juncos, use it to make their nests. So, the plant increases the colors of any garden through the plumage of the avian wildlife it supports. As it grows and forms its carpet, it'll even help to rejuvenate the soil of the garden, making it not only soft and attractive but also immensely useful. This plant looks fantastic all through the year, contributes to the health of any garden, and provides material for nesting birds to build their nests. It's got leaves that are marvelously soft and delicate. Finally, it is symbiotic with other garden plants, contributing to the overall beauty of the garden.

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Topiary Moss

Topiary Moss

Topiary Moss is used to create decorative, sculpted shapes and designs in gardens, typically grown on frames or structures to give them an artistic and textured appearance. It is renowned for its unique and charming appearance, which offers many benefits when incorporated into landscaping designs. Its distinctive growth patterns and lush green color make it a favorite choice among landscape architects and designers. This verdant element adds a touch of whimsy and elegance to outdoor spaces, transforming them into captivating environments. Topiary mosses, which include a range of Taxiphyllum and Sphagnum species, are adaptable plants that lend themselves to artistic expression. The ancient Greeks and Romans created topiaries to enhance their formal buildings and add charm to their landscapes. Today, gardeners often grow it on wireframes to create whimsical sculptural forms. Habitat Of Topiary Moss Mosses used in topiaries grow all over the world. Taxiphyllum species are native to the American continents, Africa, and Southeast Asia. They grow naturally on streambanks, riverbanks, and in bogs. Sphagnums are mostly native to wet areas in the Northern Hemisphere, including peat bogs, moist tundra, woodland swamps, and conifer forests. Both kinds of them attach themselves to many substrates, including logs and rocks. Appearance Of The Moss Taxiphillum and Sphagnum species come in a variety of colors and forms and tend to have irregular branches and small, delicate leaves. The look of the plants will vary according to their species. They tend to grow in dense mats to create a living, textured carpet of greenery that is soft to the touch. Coloration typically ranges from bright yellowish to medium green, which creates a lush display when used in large-scale projects. TN Nursery Plants In the Garden Gardeners and landscape architects often use Taxiphillum and Sphagnum to create imaginative forms that resemble animals and geometric shapes. These “living art” sculptures typically employ wireframes as supports that are invisible under the greenery. Topiaries add a lively elegance to lawns, gardens, and patios. These elevated yet friendly accents are especially inviting when placed near entrances and garden paths. They bring a cultivated and harmonious aesthetic to your landscape and add novelty and wonder to your outdoor living spaces. Ecology Of The Moss offer many ecological benefits. Taxiphillum and Sphagnum species can help oxygenate and purify the surrounding air, store carbon, and provide habitats for microorganisms. They can also help reduce noise pollution to create a more tranquil environment. Creating sculptures from Taxiphillum and Sphagnum is the perfect way to add sophistication to your landscape and give your garden a cheerful, artistic pop that everyone can enjoy.

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 Shade moss is a great solution for heavy shade in areas. These mosses can thrive in areas with heavy shade or poor soil quality where other plants might struggle or not succeed at all. Moss from TN Nursery can transform a gloomy area into a thriving little ecosystem or enhance the overall beauty of your backyard.

Benefits of Shade Moss

Here are some of the many benefits of planting shade moss in your garden.

Water Retention:Mosses can prevent water from evaporating too quickly because they absorb and retain it like sponges. This means a lower water bill, and the retained water can help other nearby plants grow.

Stops Weeds: Moss can act as a natural barrier to weeds. It grows so densely that it prevents weeds from establishing their roots.

Eco-Friendly: Mosses require no chemicals or fertilizers to grow. They also have air-purifying qualities. They can trap carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide and turn them into nutrients. Mosses also trap dust and pollens, contributing to better overall air quality.

Low Maintenance: Moss is unique in its incredibly low maintenance. Mosses don't have a root structure, so they can thrive in areas with poor soil. They also don't require much sunlight, which makes them perfect for shady areas.

Enhanced Beauty

Another major benefit of shade moss is the way that it enhances the beauty of your garden. With a variety of lush green colors, moss can be grown and shaped to create interesting contours and textures in an outdoor space. The different types available from TN Nursery have unique characteristics, so there's bound to be a choice that will work perfectly with your shady outdoor space.

Topiary moss can be used to take things to the next level in your garden. If you've ever seen an animal sculpture or geometric shape made from moss, that's topiary moss grown on a frame. This allows gardeners and landscapers to add an extra element of creativity and whimsy to their design schemes.

If You Can't Choose TN Nursery Has A Sampler Box

A sampler box of live mosses can help you decide which ones are best suited for your backyard environment. Sheet moss and carpet moss from TN Nursery are good choices for a low-lying type of ground cover that hugs the contours of the landscape. Mood moss, cushion moss, and fern moss grow in feathery clusters. Tree moss can grow on the trunks and branches of trees, adding a velvety green to their texture.