Vail Daily column: Plant grasses in your garden

16th August, 2015 by

By Melanie Wong

While ornamental grasses showed up as an unproven landscape trend, they have settled in as a mainstay within Colorado’s landscape. Many of these grasses offer what Colorado gardeners crave by being low-water, gardener-friendly plants that bring their own subtle and often shimmery character to our gardens. Ornamental grasses typically don’t give that wow-factor of a big pop of color – but they do offer other desirable qualities, such as structure, when used as a backdrop to other plants, adding a strong vertical element and movement throughout most seasons. They will also fill up a fair amount of space in varying …

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