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One of the more versatile and easy to grow type of plants are ornamental grasses. Various types can be used to provide privacy, to repel insects and they offer a soft motion, and life to the landscaping project.

The taller variety, commonly called screening grasses will grow to majestic heights of six or more feet tall, and provide an elegant cover, swaying slightly when the wind touches them

Ornamental grasses range from regular grasses to sedge type plants.
They are generally grown for their effect in borders, but can also be used in container gardens as well as around ponds and pools, and are perfect for use in water gardens.

Additionally, unlike many flowers, you can find many types of ornamental grass which is highly tolerant of full sun,
and will absolutely thrive in hot environments and continue to grow on hot sunny days.
Ground cover ornamental grasses will spread outward and generally stay in heights that are below a foot to give you a great coverage for problem areas in your garden.

Native ornamental grass are truly amazing for use in your garden if your goal is to create a meadow-like scenario, creating that meadow in a short time, or are in fact a super idea to just tuck in around your other florals and garden plants.
Coastal Grass is an example of a particularly hardy grass, a true ornamental grass, they will afford a big plus when you are trying to maintain a dunelike garden. Coastal grass is extremely tolerant to wind, and will handle salt air and sandy soil and ful sun quite nicel

While the sun-loving grasses tend to be tall and dramatic, many types of the ornamental grass will provide a shady cover for a serene beauty.
They will grow nicely in shady areas, and reproduce easily so that you get the coverage you are looking for.

The rush like ornamental grasses are those that are well suited to watery areas, such as a poorly drained part of your yard or garden. These ornamental grass can help you to cover areas that don’t cover well, to surround a water garden with plants and rushes that don’t at all mind getting their feet wet.

We usually buy our ornamental grasses from Santa Rosa Gardens whose delivery has always been rapid and in the twenty odd times we’ve ordered from them, we have never had an issue with any of their plants.
The prices are quite reasonable and the service is unbeatable. If you’re interested in ornamentals, winter plants or indoor gardening, pay a visit to Santa Rosa Gardens.

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