Some good moss killers for the roof are Spray & Forget Super Concentrated Roof Cleaner and Wet & Forget Moss, Mold, Mildew & Algae Stain Remover, according to Roofpedia.com. Another good product is Wash Safe Roof Wash.
A solution of dish soap and water makes an excellent moss killer. Just take 4 ounces of organic dish soap, add it to a gallon of water, mix them up (but not too vigorously, it shouldn't get foamy) and use a sprayer to apply the mixture to the offending moss.
Mix dishwashing detergent with water to make a homemade moss killer. Spray moss with this solution during cool or warm weather to control moss. Reapply the solution at regular intervals to eliminate moss.
Low-altitude pikas survive by eating moss, but very few other animals can do so because moss is a very poor-quality food, says National Geographic. Fairfax County Public Schools reports that a few small mites and crustaceans eat moss, but most small animals use it as shelter material rather than foo
Moss mainly grows in shady areas where there is an abundance of moisture. As a general rule, moss mostly grows on the northern side of trees in the northern hemisphere, while it grows mainly on the southern side of trees in the southern hemisphere.
In order for moss to grow, it requires a damp environment or water, humidity, mild sunlight and a soil pH below 6.5. Mosses are flowerless plants that are usually green in color, even though their shades may vary depending on environmental factors.
According to SFGate Home Guides, gardeners landscape a yard with Scottish moss by using it as ground cover, as a backdrop to early spring flowers, around the edges of water features and in shady spots. Small plugs of the moss should be planted in a grid with 6 to 8 inches between each plug. The moss
Moss can be removed from trees and bushes by hand, through power washing or through the application of chemicals, such as copper sulfate or lime sulfur. Chemical control methods are not typically recommended for homeowners because the chemicals used are toxic and corrosive.
Flea control products containing pyrethrin can be effective at killing fleas on a lawn. Cedar mulch doesn't kill fleas, but it does repel them along with other nuisance insects.
Potassium salt from fatty acids is known to kill different types of moss, according to Garden Guides. Zinc is another moss killer, and it comes in different forms such as zinc-copper sulfate and zinc chloride. One particular zinc-based solution is zinc chloride at a 13 percent concentrate in powder