Making a Japanese Moss Garden… Propagating Moss Take a clump of healthy moss and crumble it into your blender. Add 2 cups of buttermilk and 2 cups of water Blend at the lowest speed until it is completely mixed and the consistency of a thin milk shake. (add water if necessary) Paint the mixture onto rocks, pots or statuary, or simply pour it on the ground wherever you'd like your moss to grow!
A natural backyard Plant natives, and birds will follow. That's what Mary and Joe Bochiechio found when they installed their garden in San Marcos. After removing the lawn, designer and contractor Greg Rubin ― who specializes in California natives ― installed a meandering path bordered by fragrant 'Bee's Bliss' salvia, wild lilacs, and an existing non-native purple tree mallow ― all pretty, low-water plants. Read more: 40 ideas for patios