Faux Driftwood Moss Garden

Another Successful Hypertufa Project

Faux Driftwood Moss Garden

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There are some things that are so simple yet turn out to be something extraordinary.  This set of planters is just a one.

Making these flat dishes was my experiment in using cloth as a strengthener, and it worked well for that, but now what do I do with the resulting flat dishes? 

Suddenly it came to me; plant them with moss and make them into a dry streambed!

I went one further, and combined them into one long multi level display with mossy logs, a rocky mountain freshet and even found a stone with moss already growing on it.

Mossy Rock

Moss is an unusual 'plant' - it doesn't need soil, just moisture to cling to rocks and hypertufa.  I put some soil in anyway, just to change the levels that the moss will eventually fill in to make an undulating surface.  Just give it a few months, and some rain...

Moss is an unusual 'plant'...

Here is the tutorial on Blue Fox Farm to show you how to DIY your own;  Faux Driftwood Planter.

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