Cool Climate Care for Ornamental Grasses

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I live in a cool climate, what are some tips for keeping my ornamental grass healthy?

Cool Climate Care for Ornamental Grasses

If you live in a cool climate, there are certain measures you should take to care for your ornamental grass.

Spring Care

*Plant cool season grasses when danger of frost is past.

*Plant and transplant warm season grasses when the soil warms.

Summer Care

*Mulch your grasses to conserve soil moisture and to keep weeds at bay.

*Remove seed heads from weedy grasses before the seeds drop.

Fall Care

*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.



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