With year-round green appeal, eco-friendly mosses offer aesthetic and environmental benefits in today's landscapes. As a landscape contractor and author, Mossin' Annie passionately shares her expertise for moss gardening with moss lovers of all ages.
Annie Martin, a nationally-recognized moss gardening expert and author of The Magical World of Moss Gardening (Timber Press 2015), offers informative and entertaining lectures, workshops and hikes focusing on the joys and advantages of bryophytes -- mosses. Known as Mossin' Annie, she promotes mosses as viable horticultural choices for sustainable landscapes including new “green” alternatives such as moss lawns, green roofs and living walls. Her "Go Green With Moss" programs introduce innovative approaches for featuring both shade and sun mosses. A PowerPoint program highlights the aesthetic appeal and serenity of a moss garden as well as practical reasons for choosing mosses. Hands-on bryophyte specimens provide an opportunity for participants to examine these fascinating, yet often overlooked, native plants. She blends botanical information with practical perspectives on moss gardening in a manner that captures the heart, mind, and spirit. Programs are offered to garden clubs, botanical gardens, environmental groups, teachers and students. Whether the keynote speaker at a conference or the leader of a children's workshop, her enthusiasm is contagious for all ages.
Through her niche landscaping business, Mossin' Annie creates unique moss features for private gardens or public venues. As a moss artist, her designs reflect appropriate use of moss types with an artistic flair using the myriad of textures, shapes and shades of green emphasizing the connection between nature and spirit. With over 10 years of practical experience and countless hours conducting moss cultivation research, Martin realizes the real test of success is longevity and sustainability. Breaking new ground, she is committed to bridging the information gap between bryology and horticulture.
Visit our Web site: www.mountainmoss.com to learn more about mosses, our professional landscape projects, our Moss Shop and our educational outreach programs. Schedule your Go Green With Moss program NOW!
Go Green With Moss lectures, programs and “hands-on” workshops:
Each program is designed to entertain and inform the audience through impressive images of moss types and magnificent moss garden features. Moss specimens enhance the “hands-on” experience by allowing a “closer look” at these miniature non-vascular plants. In addition to lecture programs, workshops provide the opportunity for participants to take home their own moss dish garden.
Go Green With Moss: Joys and Advantages of Moss Gardening
Go Green With Moss: Creating Wildlife Habitats
Go Green With Moss: Environmental Implications for a “Greener” World
Go Green With Moss: The miniature world of mosses – Bonsai, Container Gardens, Terrariums
Go Green With Moss: Bryophyte Identification – Learning to ID Mosses in Nature
Go Green With Moss: Marvelous Moss Gardens of America
Go Green With Moss: Rescuing Mosses and Other Native Plants
Go Green With Moss: Today's New Green Alternatives and Approaches to Sustainable Landscapes
Go Green With Moss: Agricultural Approaches to Moss Cultivation – Research and Methodology
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