Warm Climate Care for Ornamental Grasses

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

Warm Climate Care for Ornamental Grasses

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

Spring Care

*Plant and transplant warm season grasses when the soil warms.
*Provide afternoon shade for young grasses or new transplants.

Summer Care

*Remove seed heads from grasses before they drop.
*Plant cool season grasses late in the season.

Fall Care

*Work decomposing mulch into the soil.
*Collect, clean and store seeds of wild grasses.

Winter Care

*Start seeds indoors for cool-season grasses you want to plant in early spring.
*Plant cool-season grass plants in late winter.



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