The Grasses are Getting Their Fall Color

gldno1October 28, 2009

This is a pretty time of year for the grasses:

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token28001(zone7b NC)

I love the red switch grass. Need to keep my eyes open for some next year. I have Japanese blood grass, but it's done very little this year. It has the same coloring, but stays a lot smaller.

    Bookmark   October 28, 2009 at 8:47AM
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todancewithwolves(Z9 CA)

You know, I just love grasses and I realized I really need some for my garden. Yours are lovely and I thank you for the inspiration.

Edna

    Bookmark   November 2, 2009 at 5:42PM
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Thyme2dig NH Zone 5

The red switch grass is gorgeous. It's definitely on my list for next year. I love your grass bed. They add so much texture to the garden. Do you leave them up for the winter?

    Bookmark   November 7, 2009 at 8:07AM
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girlgroupgirl(8 ATL)

These are gorgeous. I'm planning on planting grasses in my back yard, and this is the reason why..thank-you!

    Bookmark   November 7, 2009 at 11:46AM
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gldno1

Yes, they stay as is until early spring when they must be cut back severely.It is quite a job on the large ones, but then isn't all gardening work?

I am moving all the eragrostis though. They are too wispy and are encroaching on their neighbors. Not sure yet where I will put them

    Bookmark   November 8, 2009 at 4:17AM
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