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If you live in a cool climate, there are certain measures you should take to care for your ornamental grass.
*Plant cool season grasses when danger of frost is past.
*Plant and transplant warm season grasses when the soil warms.
*Mulch your grasses to conserve soil moisture and to keep weeds at bay.
*Remove seed heads from weedy grasses before the seeds drop.
*Work decomposing mulch into the soil around your ornamental grasses.
*Divide crowded, over clumping grasses.
*Mulch around your grasses to protect them when the ground freezes.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|