Are my grasses dead?

lmbergMarch 24, 2010

We had to have our septic system replaced this winter. While he was regrading the yard, the worker ran over one of my garden beds with the bobcat. I had a Miscanthus Gracillimus and a Panicum Heavy Metal that I planted the Spring of 2007, which were still standing, but he cut (ripped? tore?) them down, and then put a thin layer (1-2 inches) of topsoil over them.

I was out there last weekend to see if I could locate them again, but couldn't find any new growth. Do any of you think they could have survived? Or is it still too early to tell?


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It's too early for either of them to be starting to grow. If you can, get the topsoil off of their crowns, and they should be fine.

    Bookmark   March 24, 2010 at 2:55PM
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