Lawn maintenance: your seasonal cheat sheet #infographic #Lawn #HomeImprovement…

Lawn Maintenance Your Seasonal Cheat Sheet #infographic

There's still time to give your lawn one last trim before the winter, but try to leave a mix of short and long grass to provide homes for as many species as possible. Short grass is good for starlings, blackbirds and song thrushes on the hunt for a tasty treat, whilst long grass provides a cosy winter shelter for many insects #homesfornature

There's still time to give your lawn one last trim before the winter, but try to leave a mix of short and long grass to provide homes for as many species as possible. Short grass is good for starlings, blackbirds and song thrushes on the hunt for a tasty treat, whilst long grass provides a cosy winter shelter for many insects #homesfornature

Mexican Thread Grass is a soft, billowy grass with fast growth and low water needs, making it ideal in the xeriscaped garden.

Mexican Thread Grass is a soft, billowy grass with fast growth and low water needs, making it ideal in the xeriscaped garden.

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' - This small, easy to grow, clump-forming evergreen perennial has strappy, inky purple, grass-like leaves. In summer, small spikes of bell-shaped, pale mauve flowers appear, followed by spherical, dark blue fruit. This unusual plant looks fantastic with other grasses, especially if grouped in tubs or planted into gravel, and it provides a brilliant contrast with silvery plants in sun, or bright green ferns in shade.

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' - This small, easy to grow, clump-forming evergreen perennial has strappy, inky purple, grass-like leaves. In summer, small spikes of bell-shaped, pale mauve flowers appear, followed by spherical, dark blue fruit. This unusual plant looks fantastic with other grasses, especially if grouped in tubs or planted into gravel, and it provides a brilliant contrast with silvery plants in sun, or bright green ferns in shade.

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' - Feather Reed Grass. Description: cool season; clump forming  Foliage is green; medium blade width; 90-120 cm (36-48") tall  Flowers in June through July; 150-200 cm (60-80") tall; flowers often remain erect despite heavy snowfall

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' - Feather Reed Grass. Description: cool season; clump forming Foliage is green; medium blade width; 90-120 cm (36-48") tall Flowers in June through July; 150-200 cm (60-80") tall; flowers often remain erect despite heavy snowfall

Perennial grasses vineyard landscape inspired by Piet Oudolf

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Pathway. Would look nice to neighbors. Can mow over. Now just need grass this nice!

Pathway. Would look nice to neighbors. Can mow over. Now just need grass this nice!

Bunny Guinness, a Chartered Landscape Architect, studied horticulture at Reading University and following graduation went on to complete a post graduate diploma in Landscape Architecture at Birmingham City University. She was awarded a Doctorate by the University in 2009.

Bunny Guinness, a Chartered Landscape Architect, studied horticulture at Reading University and following graduation went on to complete a post graduate diploma in Landscape Architecture at Birmingham City University. She was awarded a Doctorate by the University in 2009.

Fireworks Variegated Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setacum rubrum Fireworks). This variety does not become invasive, as is sterile.

Fireworks Variegated Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setacum rubrum Fireworks). This variety does not become invasive, as is sterile.

Carex comans 'Bronze Perfection' (Large Plant) - Foliage Plants - Van Meuwen

Carex comans 'Bronze Perfection' (Large Plant) - Foliage Plants - Van Meuwen

I've given many presentations on Ornamental Grasses over the years and always include Japanese forest grass, also called Hakone grass. ...

I've given many presentations on Ornamental Grasses over the years and always include Japanese forest grass, also called Hakone grass. ...

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