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Sherwood Demonstration Garden - Ornamental Grasses garden
Sherwood Demonstration Garden - Ornamental Grasses garden
Grasses in the Garden
by Sue McDavid
UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County

When we talk about grasses in the garden, we’re not referring to the typical turf grasses that make up lawns, but rather ornamental grasses. These include both true grasses (Poaceae) and plants that have a grass-like appearance such as sedges and rushes. Fall is when they put on their best appearance, and the Ornamental Grasses Garden at our Sherwood Demonstration Garden is at its showiest right now.

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