10 Ways to Use Ornamental Grasses in the Landscape

10 Ways to Use Ornamental Grasses in the Landscape

These low-maintenance plants can add beauty, texture and privacy to any size garden.  Water-wise, low-maintenance and available in an impressive range of colors and heights, ornamental grasses have a lot to offer in the landscape, says Laura Gaskill, a Houzz Contributor, and we agree. Gaskill continues, it is critical to choose the right variety for your region (native is best), because some ornamental grasses can be invasive. A good local nursery with knowledgable staff should be able to point you in the right direction. Whether you want to replace the front lawn, create a privacy screen or simply add beautiful texture, here are 10 ways to use these versatile plants around your garden: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/54589007/list/10-ways-to-use-ornamental-grasses-in-the-landscape


Courtesy of houzz.com and Laura Gaskill



Schmechtig Landscapes Design in Barrington Hills, Illinois, using ornamental grasses (in background)



Landscape Design by Schmechtig Landscapes in Wilmette, Illinois, using ornamental grasses, pond with waterfall, hydrangeas, and roses

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