Moss graffiti

Moss graffiti - The eco-friendly alternative for amateur gardeners


Graffiti and urban art characterise major cities and towns all over the world.

"Moss graffiti" provides a trendy variant without the need for spray cans. "Growfiti", as it is also known, is a blend of street art and amateur gardening that originated in New York and London. This art style basically involves painting the chosen design onto a wall using a paste that contains moss. With a bit of patience and care, you can create a variety of art works. Our detailed guide will show you how to conjure up your own personal growfiti.

Why choose moss graffiti?

  • It's free from coloured paints and toxic substances.
  • It absorbs harmful fine dust.
  • It's quick and easy to remove.

Here's what to do

What you need:

  • 3 handfuls of moss
  • 600 ml lukewarm water
  • 120 ml buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons of water retention gel
  • 1 shot of beer

You can create a moss graffiti yourself in just a few steps:

Step 1: Clean the moss of dirt and soil under lukewarm water.
Step 2: Mix all of the ingredients in a blender until the consistency is similar to that of a yoghurt drink.
Step 3: Slightly moisten the surface before applying.
Step 4: Paint the chosen design onto the wall.
Step 5: Keep sufficiently moist, ideally by spraying with water.
Step 6: After a few weeks, marvel at the results.

Tip: If watered weekly, a moss graffiti may keep for up to one year!

Moss graffiti