Monthly Archives: March 2011

Flower Show

Flower Show! Hybrid peonies, tulips, lilies, daffodils and selaginella are a sight for our eyes this March as we long for green! Macy’s and Bachmans’s present a show of beautiful blooms and plants. Stunning Itoh Peonies, new hybrids between tree … Continue reading

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Palmgrass

With snow finally leaving Minnesota, we all need something green for our eyes: this photo is a tropical grass, Setaria palmifolia, palmgrass, a grass that does have a palm-like leaf. Actually this might be a good house plant for northern … Continue reading

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Welcome to Grasstalk!

Welcome to grasstalk.WordPress.com. A discussion where the main focus is ornamental and native grasses! This site features information on how to use grasses in landscapes especially in the upper midwest, or anywhere in the world.

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Grasses in Winter

A photo of the ornamental grass collection in mid March 2011, after 80+ inches of snow, much more than the 52 inch ‘average’. Ornamental grasses usually have winter interest and do not normally get totally buried. Only the giant miscanthus … Continue reading

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