Using ceramic pots was a cute way of cultivating bryophytes and may be a good way of making bryo gifts, but I found that the pots' high rims make manipulations cumbersome. Because the rims are not transparent, they also cut out light, which bryophytes might otherwise use to grow, and they can cause shading under … Continue reading A better cultivation method
Lunularia cruciata, the crescent-cup liverwort, in a dessert pot. The blog has gone suspiciously quiet and you may have guessed that my initial cultivation attempt did not go too well. Washed sand without added nutrients turned out not the be a great substrate, and my pots did not exactly flourish. I re-started last year in … Continue reading What happened to the pots?