Friday, September 10, 2010

Moss in Japanese gardens

A few mossy photos to share…

Japanese garden © Evelyn Howard 2010

I have enjoyed seeing moss covered gardens in Japan. Here’s one with a thick groundcover. There are stepping stones, so visitors can avoid walking on the moss.

Japanese water feature © Evelyn Howard 2010

A close-up of a water feature covered with moss. The water is used to wash hands…

Mossy japanese lantern © Evelyn Howard 2010

I love the mossy top of the stone lantern

Japanese garden © Evelyn Howard 2010 

Another garden with dense moss groundcover (see next photo)

Moss groundcover © Evelyn Howard 2010

A close-up of the groundcover

Mossy garden © Evelyn Howard 2010

Here’s another garden

Moss groundcover

And another…

Moss – lovely, moist, soft, mushy, green, wet…

Have a nice weekend.

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