Surface Deep Garden
The surface flips in function and association between a wall, a ground and a cover while creating multiple orientations and different microclimates for the moss garden. The surface’s multiple orientations offers a number of different growing environments for the moss, from slopes exposed to sunlight to constantly shaded overhangs. These microclimates informed the distribution of a number of moss species specific to each condition, where the first 11 units were made with Niphotrichum canescens (a sun-loving species), unit 12 is planted with Callicladium haldanianum while the other units remaining (13 to 22) were made with a mixture of Callicladium haldanianum and other shade-loving forest species such as Pleurozium schreberii, Pitilum crista-castrensis and others.
Project: Surface Deep Garden
Location: International Garden Festival, Reford Gardens, Quebec, Canada
Structure: AKT2 London
Moss Biologist: Bryophyta
Team: S.Chokvijtkul, D.Park, B.Winters, Y.Zhan, F.Chung, T.Vaughn, L.Kotheimer, D.Jimenez, M.Alvarez