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black mondo grass and gold Japanese forest grass

black mondo grass and gold Japanese forest grass- love how from the right angle the fountain is watering the "green" grass. This fountain in the ravine!

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The soft, feathery quality of Mexican feather grass (Stipa tenuissima) is played up when the grass is backlit by the afternoon sun in Ted Hoppin’s garden on Bainbridge Island. The grass holds up over a long season and requires little care besides a yearly

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Russian sage, Verbena bonariensis, Mexican Feather grass, Miscanthus, purple and grey plant combination design by Giardino Segreto

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Best Garden Designs: Autumnal Beauty - ornamental grasses & sweet potato, maple & willows add color & texture to a multi-season garden.

Feather Reedgrass

Feather Reedgrass The most popular ornamental grass, feather reedgrass offers a distinct upright habit that looks fantastic all winter long. Like many grasses, this tough plant tolerates a wide range of conditions. Name: Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster'

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15 Ways to Use Ornamental Grasses in Your Landscape

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15 Ways to Use Ornamental Grasses in Your Landscape

Succulents in a tree trunk planter make a nice contrast of textures.

Creative DIY Gardening Idea # Tree Trunk Planter- I have a stump I could do this!

Blue Oatgrass

17 Top Ornamental Grasses

Blue Oatgrass - It's tough to beat blue oatgrass for a low-care plant with steel-blue color. It also has a wonderful mounded habit and won't spread and take over your garden.Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall Zones:

Sloped front yard garden by sidewalk with drought tolerant succulent tapestry lawn substitute, Schneck Garden

Sloped front yard garden by sidewalk with drought tolerant succulent tapestry lawn substitute, Schneck Garden sloped front yard

41 Groundcovers to fill in spaces around the garden and prevent weeds from spreading. Some even help prevent erosion...

41 Groundcovers to Know & Use: Groundcover plants, when properly taken care of, provide dense soil cover, retard weed growth, and prevent soil erosion. Groundcovers range in height from an inch to four feet. They can be woody or herbaceous;

Perennial Plant of the Year 2014 - Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' (switch grass)- Roy Diblik. Have 10+ in my garden. A hardy, native grass stands up to harsh winds. Dense, but easy to divide. Non-spreading and low maintenance. Needs minimal water once established. Lovely vertical element for the garden. ( picture - late Autumn)

Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' (switch grass) Hardy, native grass stands up to harsh winds. Dense, but easy to divide. Non-spreading and low maintenance.

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Idea for backyard on garage side. Stone steps instead of the grass though. how, and more importantly why, would you mow that?

Red Creeping Thyme, Groundcover For Dry, Full-Sun Areas    Red creeping thyme (Thymus serpyllum coccineus ) is a heat-tolerant, drought-tolerant ground cover that grows in zones 3 to 9. It likes full sun and grows close to the ground at only two to four-inches tall. It's deer-resistant, too.

Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds

Red Creeping Thyme, Groundcover For Dry, Full-Sun Areas Red creeping thyme (Thymus serpyllum coccineus ) is a heat-tolerant, drought-tolerant ground cover that grows in zones 3 to 9. It likes full sun and grows close to the ground at only two to four-inches tall. It's deer-resistant, too.