Moss is all around us. While it is most often associated with damp, shady spaces, it can be found in the most unexpected and far-flung places, from deserts to Antarctica. Moss is a celebration of its quiet, unassuming beauty.
In Moss you'll discover the key moss varieties and where they can be found as well as the cultural history of moss, both as a garden plant and its uses in traditional handicrafts. Take a tour of the best moss gardens in Japan, the UK and the US, and meet people who share their passion for these multifaceted plants. Find out how to cultivate moss, tie Japanese moss balls (kokedama) and plant moss landscapes in pots and terrariums.
With stunning photography and botanical illustration, this is a unique book that will be treasured by plant enthusiasts of all kinds.
Ulrica Nordström is a Swedish independent writer and plant worker. Ulrica is a trained journalist and has previously worked as a reporter, communicator and teacher. In recent years she has created a plant art under the name Siccus Stockholm. Passionate about the naural world, Ulrica mainly wries about animals, plants and the environment. Moss is her second book, the first to be translated into English.