Guerilla gardeners concoct "Moss Milkshakes," out of moss spores and buttermilk, which they then use to paint on concrete surfaces in lieu of spray paint. I'm using the same concept in my garden.
I recently put a new flagstone path down and I'd like to fill in the space between the rocks quickly. I'll use some Walkable grasses that are in the established path, as well as transplanted moss from elsewhere in my yard. I'll also be adding "Walkables" from the nursery, like Creeping Thyme, Corsician Mint and Blue Star Creeper.
Moss Milkshake Ingredients:
Toss all the ingredients into a bucket and use a hand mixer to blend them.
Carefully pour the Moss Milkshake in place
*** Later the Same Day ***
I ended up taking cuttings from so many walkables in my yard, that I didn't need to use a Moss Milkshake between my flagstone.
I went ahead with the Moss Milkshake experiment anyway, to see if it worked. I'll post follow-up photos once the results are in.
As far as adding green to the flagstone path, I used this handy tool and plopped cuttings from my yard in-between the rocks. I think it will take three years for them to all grow in. I think the Baby's Tears will take over and the transplanted moss will die quickly. It's hard to be patient to find out, but I guess patience is another thing gardening teaches me.
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