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What you need:
  • Wire hanging basket form
  • Sphagnum moss
  • Assorted 2" and 4" plants
  • Potting soil

There are a couple different liners that can be used for planting a moss lined basket. There are preformed liners and loose spaghnum moss. For this demonstration loose moss will be used. First, moisten some moss and press it into the bottom of the basket. Add enough soil to just about cover the moss.
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Add a layer of plants, fitting the rootball of each plant carefully through the wire of the basket.
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After a ring of plants is in place, add another layer of moss to the edge of the basket and add more soil.
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Add another layer of plants, alternating the spacing between the first layer of plants.
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Once you have a few alternating rings of plants, fill the remaining space in the basket with soil.
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Plant some annuals in the top of the basket and add a little slow release fertilizer. Water the basket thoroughly and it's finished. Moss lined baskets have a tendency to dry out quickly, so be sure to water frequently.