Grasses are a group of plants that are really hard-working in the garden. They are relatively easy to grow, provide shelter for wildlife and birds and add texture, shape and balance to a variety of planting styles.
It’s no wonder then that many of our Grayshaw & Yeo gardeners come across grasses in clients’ gardens on a regular basis. With this in mind the team decided to brush-up on their grass-care skills with the help of Grayshaw & Yeo gardener Susan Bonnet, who has a wide selection of these plants in her own garden.
So what are the key things to consider when gardening with grasses? To begin with, all grasses are essentially deciduous but most can be treated as one of the following five types.