Sat Sep 13, 2008 8:53 am
Son has a large, year round wet area. This area is on the side of a slope (hill). Property size is 4/10 acre and is in a small rural town.
Need recommendations for a decorative grass that will grow in wet - damp areas and be next to maintenance free. Grass height - perhaps no more than 3 or 4 feet tall.
Grass has to be safe - no sharp leaves, non toxic, etc., - neighborhood kids .
Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:48 am
that is a hard find most of the grasses go between 6 and 10 foot tall when mature in the fall. all of them will need to be cut in the fall and regrow in the spring
Sat Sep 13, 2008 12:00 pm
Here is some information to help:http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/garden/07232.htmlhttp://www.utextension.utk.edu/publications/pbfiles/pb1626.pdf
Look toward the end of each of these publications for a chart of the characteristics for the varities of the grasses.
Sat Sep 13, 2008 3:39 pm
Thanks guys. More recommendations wanted.
Sat Sep 13, 2008 5:31 pm
Gets a little taller than 4 feet, but he might try bamboo.
A cousin put it out in a wet spot at her place, and it is trying to take everything.
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