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What can I do with moss?
Sat 7-Nov-09
5:44 pm
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I've spent a happy hour raking the moss out of the lawn. I now have a very patchy lawn and two large bags of moss. Has anyone any ideas on how to use the moss?

Sat 7-Nov-09
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You could use it for  lining hanging baskets - if you have time and inclination to do so. Laugh

I'm pretty certain that you can compost it too.

I'll try that again!

Sun 8-Nov-09
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In the spring put a pile out on the lawn- the birds will get through it at speed-the perfect nest liner.

Kateuk makes things at http://www.etsy.com/shop/finkstuff and sometimes she does this too http://www54paintings.blogspot.com/ and also this http://finkstuff.weebly.com/

Sun 8-Nov-09
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Thank you Toffeeapple, might be growing strawberries in the greenhouse in hanging baskets so will keep some for that.

Thanks Kate - I'd love to help the birds out with their nests 🙂

Sun 8-Nov-09
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Sorry to disappoint but I think you'll find moss raked from the lawn too short for hanging baskets - it tends to fall through the holes!. 

 Normally Sphagnum moss is used although it's not considered very green these days.

Sun 8-Nov-09
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Just wondering if the moss would grow onto some hessian and then be used to line hanging baskets? Would look better than hessian.

You could also use it as tinder to light your fire when it has dried out.

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