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Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental Grasses by June Morgan. From earliest years grasses have had important functions as human and animal feed, material for basket making and decoration. Later uses were functional as paths and playing fields.  But grasses used in landscaping design were rare ingredients in American gardening until the 1880’s when Wolfgang Oehme, from Germany, produced wonderful results in U.S. public gardens.  Since then, more varieties and  uses have been developed to the delight of the gardener. Ornamental grasses come in various heights, colors, shade and sun tolerance and soil… Read More →