Ornamental Grasses in Pennsylvania?

Answer Ornamental grasses able to grow even in poor soil and provide year-round interest to landscapes. They are used as specimen plants, ground covers, vertical design elements and for erosion control. A... Read More »

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Capillaris Ornamental Grasses?

Grasses in the capillaris family of ornamental grasses commonly are known as tufted hairgrass or bentgrass, and most have these words somewhere in their name. Ornamental grasses can create a tall b... Read More »

How far back do you cut ornamental grasses?

Ornamental grass should be cut back to approximately 3 to 4 inches. This cutting facilitates new growth and should be done in the early spring. If you cut the ornamental grass too early, you run th... Read More »

Fertilizer for Ornamental Grasses?

One benefit of ornamental grasses is that they require relatively little maintenance for the impact they create in your yard. Unlike many other plants that have high demands regarding grooming and ... Read More »

Do deer eat ornamental grasses?

Although difficult to predict what plants a deer will eat, ornamental grasses stand up fairly well. Rutgers' Agricultural Experiment Station describes most ornamental grasses as rarely damaged by d... Read More »