Tuesday, June 04, 2013

gathering moss

We finally planted "bird's nest ferns" in these great cast iron wire urns that we found last year at a nearby thrift shop.
At a local nearby nursery, I was able to find sheets of super moss and line the inside of the urn with the moss and plant the fern inside.

My Father has a favorite saying that a "Rolling stone gathers no moss" - well this gal has been rolling along and gathering moss.  Hope things are rolling along nicely for you today.


Pat said...

Super moss and what potting soil? Anything special needed? I have the perfect wire planter for this.

pve design said...

potting soil, yes, we bought a bag of good potting soil, put some rocks in the bottom and then planted the ferns inside.

Acquired Objects said...

I love your wire urns Patricia, lucky find. I just finished planting up our urns this morning.

I hope you're having as stunning of a day as we are up north.


Pamela Terry and Edward said...

All the greens of summer.
My favourite colours ever.

pve design said...

Thank-you~ Nice to have a comment from you....today is a beautiful day~

Jennifer C. Webb said...

beautiful....and in "PvE green?"

pve design said...

Thank-you. You know I love my green.

kayce hughes said...

Love it!

Elizabeth@ Pine Cones and Acorns said...

I have never seen a fern like that, it is beautiful. What kind is it!

I hope you have a beautiful week, Elizabeth

pve design said...

Some call it a "Bird's nest fern"-

quintessence said...

Love how the moss looks lining your handsome urns! You're always too busy to gather any moss at all!!

LindsB said...

Ive been meaning to get some of this stuff to play with. Guess it goes on my to-do list again for this weekend!
Love what you did here, BTW :)

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