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FAQs and Inquiries

FAQs and Inquiries 0

As much as I like to talk about moss, due to the volume of inquiries, I just can’t keep answering each person’s questions individually. But, you still have options. Many answers can be found by perusing our Web site or referring to my book.

For Frequently-Asked-Questions, please post your inquiry on Qutee -- ?Ask Mossin Annie which offers search functions to find archived moss topics of interest. (Give me a couple of months to catch up with all the questions accumulated in the que.) Finally, if you have special circumstances and want more specific advice, you can now schedule a telephone consultation which includes a review of your reference photos.

Web Site Updates

Web Site Updates 0

Mountain Moss is pleased to announce that our Web site has been revamped and updated. Our online Moss Shop now provides easier checkout. We’ve expanded our moss product offerings and added new moss species to our exclusive selection.

Mountain Moss ships trays and moss mats across the country and we appreciate all the professional landscapers, DIY gardeners, Bonsai designers and terrarium enthusiasts who choose our live, thriving moss colonies for your projects. 

MOSS-apalooza -- September 5, 2015 0

mossapalooza_WEB 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!

Mossin' Annie's New Mossery 0

MountainMoss_Mossery_0001_WEBMountain Moss has a new Mossery which is located in a shady grove of mature pine trees in Brevard, NC.           The expanse of green appeal is moss-some! mossapalooza_WEB If you live nearby, we invite you to come to MOSS-apalooza – The Grand Opening of my Mossery and Book Release Party on Saturday, September 5th from 2 – 5 pm. You can stroll along paths or sit a spell to soak in all the beauty. At 2:30, expect a bit of speechifying about my book, The Magical World of Moss Gardening, and of course, I'll be happy to sign your book. You might find moss fairies flitting around this green oasis. If you are a moss DIYer, this is your opportunity to buy some cool mosses for your projects.       MountainMoss_AnnieTractorIvy_WEB In 2015, we’ve tackled the enormous task of moving our Mossery and all of our moss cultivation operations to a convenient location near downtown. After clearing tons of English ivy in preparation (a challenging and laborious task captured on YouTube video), we have about 5000 sq ft of shade and sun moss species in production – container trays for DIY projects, moss mats that roll out like emerald carpets. MountainMoss_Mossery_MossCarpet_WEB   MountainMoss_NewMossery_004_WEB It’s a beautiful setting for a Mossery and only a couple of miles from home. My moss assistants and I get to enjoy cardinals, robins, doves, and even a crow (that we’ve named Royce) flitting all around and serenading us while we work. We can get into the swing of daily production duties to the beat of an incredible drummer, Jeff Sipe, whose studio is nearby. To our delight, we have three white squirrels and their gray brothers and sisters frolicking around. Occasionally, an Eastern box turtle wanders through. Sounds enchanting? Well, these pesky critters and birds create challenges for our cultivation efforts. We’ve resorted to using greenhouse-type shade screens over trays and mats to avoid devoting time to incessant repairs. The realities of being a moss farmer… PaulMooreMossLawn_WEBHave you been craving mosses for your home or business? Maybe it’s time to expand your moss footprint in your landscape. Autumn and even winter are ideal seasons to plant mosses. Transform your grass lawn into a moss carpet or create a small moss focal feature with live mosses available at our new Mossery or through our online Moss Shop. Shipped live and fresh, home gardeners and landscapers can select from a variety of mosses including familiar choices as well as exclusive specialty species. MountainMoss_JeffFletcherWe will continue to schedule special appointments for interested moss shoppers. In the near future, Mountain Moss will offer designated moss shopping days as well as a series of hands-on moss gardening classes/workshops at our new Mossery. I’ll keep you posted with details in the next newsletter. In the meantime, please realize that the Mossery is a production facility and therefore, it is NOT open to the general public on a regular basis.  Thanks to Jeffrey Fletcher, innovative photographer, and his daughter, for being our very first “by appointment only” customers (http://jeffreymfletcher.com). We’ve had some other distinguished visitors as well – Dr. Larry Mellichamp from Charlotte, NC (author, Native Plants of the Southeast, Timber Press, 2014); a group of student researchers from South Korea funded by LG Global Challenge; and J. Paul Moore, aka “Moss Man” and superb photographer from Nashville, TN (jpaulmoorephoto.com).   MountainMoss_LMellinchamp_WEBMountainMoss_SKoreanGroup_02_WEB  MountainMoss_PaulMooreVisit

 For a Mossery appointment or to rsvp for MOSS-apalooza and obtain directions, please contact: mossinannie@gmail.com.

Y'all come!