Creating a beautiful landscaped Park with ferns and lichens, first, learn best practices, how to plant moss, and then head to the forest or woods to gather source material. First, gather the source material for planting, examining the stumps on the floor, but especially beautiful is the moss that you can find in the sun. All the beautiful cushions of moss seize together with the soil, so they are well started already after landing, try to choose a moss different structure and size so that it is different shades.
Secondly, all the collected material bring on his land, carefully lay it on the surface of the earth, press down, and then pour, as the mosses love a sufficient amount of moisture. Before planting this plant, you can place it on a metal pallet, pre-loading, there is little water, and then proceed to the creation of the original terrain of your site. The moss should be planted, when it made an artificial pond, planted trees and other key plants of your landscape garden are correctly placed boulders and natural stones.
Remember that planting a moss starts from the edge of your site, so fill assembled in the forest of the material of the free surface of the site where you originally planned it. Draw on the ground the location of mosses, and when landing make a shallow notch, which is well cover with water. Expanding in such a deepening of the collected pieces of moss, remember that the edge fragments need to find the adjacent elements, and also to be outside the contour of the recess. Between the moss subsequently did not germinate weeds, cover the bottom of the deepening of a special material – geotextile, over which pour a little purified wet ground.
To natural moss is better settled down, planted it in the shaded areas of your landscape garden – around the artificial lake, under shady trees or shrubs. The ideal time for planting moss is the weather, when the air is humid, so if you don't have time to plant it in spring, then engaged in planting in September. Autumn rains will help to saturate the ground with moisture, and you planted the moss fast enough and well accepted, but if you will cover it for a week with plastic wrap under it will remain necessary moisture level.
Advice 2: How to plant orchids
Orchids – the aristocrats among flowers. They are elegant, beautiful, unusual, so it may seem that growing them at home is impossible. It is not: subject to compliance with certain rules and a certain tenacity capricious beauty can decorate their flowering your apartment.
The first step is to choose suitable plants. For growing on a windowsill will suit those orchidsthat adapt well to various conditions. This, for example, Phalaenopsis, Dendrobium, oncidium and various hybrids.
Then you need to get and buy an Orchid and it to propagate. Remove the plant from the pot and cut the root of shears on a few pieces. Each should remain 2-3 pseudobulb. Pieces of root with young pseudobulbs can be planted with old - need to put in the moss and wait until adventitious buds. If you chose monopodial the Orchid can be propagated by stem. Cut the top with aerial roots: it can be put. And the remaining stump continuing to spray, it will give shoots from adventitious buds on the stem. When the shoots appear their own roots, they can be separated from the hemp plant.
When planting material is ready, it is necessary to prepare the pot and soil. The earth is better to buy special substrate at the bottom of the pot, you have to put a thick layer of drainage – gravel, expanded clay, brick chips. On top of the drainage we must put the substrate in such a way that when the plant will be put into the pot, the root and base of pseudobulbs were located at the top of the pot.
It is now possible to plant the Orchid. Positioning the plant in the pot, leave room for a couple of prorostkov young pseudobulbar. The roots should not be spread very carefully: they are fragile and can break. Just pour the substrate in the spaces between the roots, and then fill the entire pot. Not zaglubljaja the rhizome is very hard, it can rot. But very high the plant is not black, because then it will be difficult to fix. The top substrate should be mulch with moss, so the root is between the moss and substrate.
To water orchids, you should be careful not to fill the socket. Spray these plants need only in warm weather to keep them dry until night, and not in direct sunlight, to avoid burns.