Friday, November 6, 2009

moss garden

I've been admiring the mosses I see around the yard as I do the fall cleanup. I collected a couple of them and put them in a small planter. I added a couple pieces of old brick, since I noticed that some bricks that were lying around were covered with moss. I have no idea if this will live inside over the winter. I'll give it a try, and if it doesn't work, I'll see what happens if I leave it outside.

The pot is made of orangestone clay with a strontium based turquoise glaze. ART's orangestone clay does odd things to glazes. And in this case, it was at the upper edge of its firing range and slumped a bit, so that the circle became a rounded triangle. I like it that way, and it fits the moss perfectly.

1 comment:

  1. Janet - I have tons of moss...on bricks, stones and around the grass..I have been cultivating it for years - I think it loves the leaves we mulch as we mow, and I noticed that it is not bothered for long by spraying Round-Up. Be interested to hear how it does inside for the winter..
    Jule aka RosFrankie