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Upcoming Events -- 2018

Mossin’ Annie shares her enthusiasm for moss gardening all around the US. She is available as a keynote speaker, workshop leader, and lecturer for large events such as conferences and symposia as well as garden clubs, environmental groups and native plant enthusiasts. Many events are open to the public; some are private. Programs are typically well-attended, sometimes drawing the largest participation ever! Admission fees may apply for conferences, lectures and/or workshops depending upon the sponsoring organization. Workshop fee is usually $20 per participant. NOTE: Pre-registration for Workshops and/or Conferences is not processed through Mountain Moss. Please contact sponsoring organization.

   

To book your own event: Contact Mossin’ Annie directly: mossinannie@gmail.com. Deposits for lectures/workshops may be paid using a credit card through our online Moss Shop.

Of special interest: If Mossin’ Annie is going to be in your area, you might consider organizing an event with your gardening friends. It's possible to piggyback events as she travels to other destinations around the country. Additionally, she might be able to make arrangements for a personal site consultation at your home. 

   

March 6

10 am

 

 

 

 

Athens Garden Club – Oldest Garden Club in America, Lecture/Workshop, Athens, GA, Private event.

“The Magical World of Moss Gardening”

Moss Gardening lecture, featuring a PowerPoint program, emphasizes aesthetic and environmental advantages of eco-friendly, native mosses in landscapes; selected moss ID; botanical characteristics; and DIY moss gardening tips. Hands-on FUN making moss dish gardens is a bonus!.

 

 

March 10

11 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rutherford County Master Gardeners Spring Garden Conference, Keynote Speaker, Spindale, NC, Registration required.

"Year-round Green Appeal: Get Smart with Moss"

Mosses offer green appeal throughout the entire year. Mossin’ Annie, nationally-recognized moss gardening expert and WNC native, will share how you can “Garden Smarter” and definitely “Not Harder” by intentionally featuring mosses as a horticultural choice in your landscape. Great companion plants for natives and ornamentals, mosses can be the focal feature in all types of landscape applications including moss lawns, Japanese-style gardens, native landscapes, water features and more.

 

 

 

May 4 & 5

6:30 pm

10:30 am/2 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

US Botanic Garden, Lecture, Washington, DC. Open to Public, FREE

US Botanic Garden, Hands-on Moss Dish Garden Workshops, Washington, DC. Open to Public, FREE

“Exploring the Magical World of Moss Gardening”

Explore the magical world of moss gardening with nationally-recognized expert and author, Annie Martin aka Mossin’ Annie. Besides providing year-round green beauty, mosses offer environmental benefits in today’s landscapes – moss lawns, water features, green roofs and living walls. Impressive photographs provide design inspiration. An exhibit of shade and sun moss species allows participants to experience the various nuances of green, textures, and colony shapes. Topics include selection of appropriate moss species, planting techniques, and maintenance methods for aspiring DIY moss gardeners to achieve long-term success.

 

 

May 23

10 am-4 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highlands Biological Station, All-day Moss Gardening Workshop, Highlands, NC. Registration fee.

“Journey into the Magical World of Moss Gardening”

Discover the magic of mosses in today’s landscapes with Annie Martin, aka Mossin’ Annie, nationally-recognized moss gardening expert and author of The Magical World of Moss Gardening. Your journey will include a visual tour of impressive moss garden photographs, moss ID samples, and valuable tips on how to succeed as a moss gardener. Hands-on experiences include making your own moss dish garden to take home and in-depth instruction culminating in the HBS Learning Moss Garden.

 

 

June 8-10

Noon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NC Master Gardener Volunteers State Conference, Keynote Speaker, Greenville, NC, Conference registration required

“Moss Magic in Your Garden”

Mosses provide green beauty throughout the entire year. Learn how to achieve your own moss magic for shade and sun landscape projects – gardens, lawns, waterfalls, and patios. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 19-21

8 am – Noon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cullowhee Native Plant Conference, Friday Special Workshop, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, Conference registration required

“Moss Magic: Enhancing Your Native Plant Garden”

Native plant enthusiasts often suffer from the winter doldrums when ferns and wildflowers have wilted and faded into dormancy. By incorporating mosses, you can enjoy your garden at any time of the year. Annie Martin, aka Mossin’ Annie, nationally-recognized moss gardening expert and author of The Magical World of Moss Gardening, will provide valuable insights and moss gardening tips as well as inspirational photographs. Experience the magic by taking a closer look at the various shade and sun moss species.

 

 

Sept 15 & 16

Times TBA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crystal Bridges Museum of Art, Lecture/ Workshop/  Garden Tour, Bentonville, AR. Registration fee.

“Exploring the Magical World of Moss Gardening”

Discover the magic of mosses in today’s landscapes with Annie Martin, aka Mossin’ Annie, nationally-recognized moss gardening expert and author of The Magical World of Moss Gardening. Your journey will include a visual tour of impressive moss garden photographs, hands-on moss ID samples, and valuable tips on how to succeed as a moss gardener. Participants will culminate their experience with an informative hike in Crystal Bridges gardens.

 

 

 

Sept 25

10 am-4 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highlands Biological Station, All-day Moss Gardening Workshop, Highlands, NC. Registration fee.

“Journey into the Magical World of Moss Gardening”

Discover the magic of mosses in today’s landscapes with Annie Martin, aka Mossin’ Annie, nationally-recognized moss gardening expert and author of The Magical World of Moss Gardening. Your journey will include a visual tour of impressive moss garden photographs, moss ID samples, and valuable tips on how to succeed as a moss gardener. Hands-on experiences include making your own moss dish garden to take home and in-depth instruction culminating in the HBS Learning Moss Garden.