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Just Me (Zone 6a)

We bought a home with several kinds of grasses. They are beautiful but they do want to take over if left to their own devices. We've had to remove several, and that axe pictured is a necessity in our yard. They definitely add a nice feature in winter.

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Lynn Anne Miller

John Hintlian a/k/a zone 6a - I started my slope, planting, gardening venture in 2013 after living in a condo for 30+ years. Retired, bought a house - first year brought on "Atlas" the largest blizzard to hit this area (October 2013). Spring clean-up and reality of what I faced was dizzying. Not only did I not know what a zone was, I didn't know what planet I'd landed on. Today, May 14, 2018, I look at my slope, see tremendous progress, a bit of pride and a whole different view on deer and pampas grass.

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susmoz
Know what these look like when they seed as well. We have three cats who like to chase each other in our ornamental grasses and half the year they get these stuck in their fur which looks like pubic hairs! The grasses end up all over the house and I also worry about the cats investing these when they clean themselves. This is the year we are re-landscaping and those grasses are coming out.
   

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