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By Intheswamp
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Yes, live moss. I'll check out etsy and a few other places. I know we have lots of mosses around here "in the wild" but I'm not sure I've ran into sphagnum.

@Panman, thanks for the recommendation on the Bettergro Orchid Moss. It would be nice to have a mulch over the peat/perlite mix to help with rain splatter and evaporation/cooling.
By Bug_cemetery
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Intheswamp wrote: Fri May 20, 2022 3:43 pm Yes, live moss. I'll check out etsy and a few other places. I know we have lots of mosses around here "in the wild" but I'm not sure I've ran into sphagnum.
I’ll pm you. If you aren’t looking for a ton I have some extra
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By davinstewart
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I just grow it in my pots as a top dressing. Makes for a good indicator when the pots are too dry, as well. No special care needed after that honestly.
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By davinstewart
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Genius! I'm now seriously considering chopping down every tree in my yard and my neighbors yards! That would be a small price to pay to get rid of those destructive fiends!
MikeB wrote:There are no large trees in the area, so no tree rats squirrels.
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By MikeB
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Intheswamp wrote: Fri May 20, 2022 3:43 pm Yes, live moss. I'll check out etsy and a few other places. I know we have lots of mosses around here "in the wild" but I'm not sure I've ran into sphagnum.
How much moss are you looking for? I have several containers of live sphagnum that I need to sell off (gotta do a for-sale post this weekend...). I grow it outdoors in eastern North Carolina, so it should do just fine in southern Alabama.
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By Intheswamp
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Bug_cemetery wrote: Fri May 20, 2022 6:01 pm
Intheswamp wrote: Fri May 20, 2022 3:43 pm Yes, live moss. I'll check out etsy and a few other places. I know we have lots of mosses around here "in the wild" but I'm not sure I've ran into sphagnum.
I’ll pm you. If you aren’t looking for a ton I have some extra
Thanks! You folks are something else! :D
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