Wednesday, September 2, 2020
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We have a stunning variety of fabulous Fall grasses for your garden this season. Many of the warm season grasses really come into their own in the Fall and add a spectacular end of season show with colour, texture and movement. They can lend themselves really well to container combinations or be single stand alone mass plantings. You can pop them in to add height and contrast for any flower border as well.

One thing we love about evergreen grasses is how they maintain their form. So as everything in the garden is finishing for the season, evergreen grasses are just coming into their own and will add that beautiful romantic look to your garden.

Enjoy waking up to a stunning and whimsical scene in your garden. Any bits of dew and frost hold and transform into a magical feel in your garden. We encourage you to be a lazy gardner and don't clean up your grasses too quickly! Native bees and pollinators species love to overwinter in the stems of the grasses.

Grasses require very little care and once established, require very little water. Grasses appreciate a tiny bit of lawn food - a teaspoon per 1 gallon sized plant. For example Garden Pro and our very own Art's Nursery fertilizer. They're fine without but it can be a great boost - we'd recommend adding some in Spring and a little bit in the Fall.

Grasses can take container culture, hillside planting and more! We have grasses that love sun or shade - giving you such a wide range of areas to plant. Some of Laurelle's favourite varieties include Carex Cappucino and Carex Feather Falls - Evergreen varieties, as well as Schizachyrium Twilight Zone, Panicum Heavy Metal, Praire Fire and Miscanthus Sinensis deciduous varieties.

Laurelle Olfdord-Down

Laurelle Olfdord-Down

Laurelle is a certified horticulturalist and Landscape designer. She is currently an up and coming apple guru, growing over 120 cultivars which explains her passion for edible garden design. Laurelle works part time for Art’s Nursery. You can also interact with her through Art’s monthly newsletter, our blog and our gardening channel on YouTube.


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