How to Plant Grasses

The ideal time to plant grasses is during spring or fall when the grass is warm.

spike grass

spike grass

spike grass

Step 1: Remove from Pot

Planting Grasses

Planting Grasses

When planting ornamental grasses, carefully slide the plant out of its pot. Tease out the roots to help the plant establish successfully in the soil.

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Water plant well before planting. Prepare a hole four times larger than the pot. Carefully slide the plant out of its pot. Tease out some of the roots to help the plant establish successfully in the soil.

Step 2: Soil and Water

Firm with Foot

Firm with Foot

When planting ornamental grasses, top off the planting hole with soil, and use your foot to firm it in.

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Top off the planting hole with soil, and use your foot to firm it. Then water the plant thoroughly.

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