Ornamental Grass Projects

Discover how to use ornamental grasses to decorate your lawn and garden spaces with these landscaping tips.

Pruning Advice for Fall

Plants to Prune in Fall or Winter Fall pruning usually only involves perennials that die back to the ground. Specific examples include Daylilies, Hostas, and other herbaceous perennials.  When done at the right time, most pull off without using a pruners. As for trees, only Oaks need pruning in the winter months to help prevent oak [...]

Beware of Cheap Mulch: 4 Things To Know Before Your Next Mulch Purchase

How Box Stores Are Cutting Corners At Your Expense - Many discounters promote mulch at what appears to be bargain prices. While these offers look great and may be hard to resist, there are several things you should know before purchasing.  Loose Labeling Laws:  Regulations regarding how mulch is labelled for content are very weak. [...]

Top 5 Varieties Of Ornamental Grasses For The Midwest

Ornamental grasses are a popular low-maintenance landscape option here in the Midwest. Grasses add visual interest to your landscape all year, durable winter-hardy, and easy to grow. Ornamental grasses are excellent landscape accents that compliment flowering shrubs, perennials, or even flowering annuals. We love our grasses in how they can vary in style, color, and [...]