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nihonteien wrote:
Source for obtaining equisetum hyemale. Please, please, please. Thanks - I have the perfect spot for this plant in my own Japanese garden but am told I have to locate it growing in ditches. Will be so grateful for source. I am at jinzenji79@comcast.net.
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nihonteien

Thanks to this photo of your Tokusha Rushes I have set up a rock garden in which I am propagating them. LOVE that species.

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Stephanie Ann Davis Landscape Design

Hi. These are in most nurseries in Southern California. Equisetum hyemale-Horsetail Reed. I Hope this helps!


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cathblue wrote:
What is the plant in the two raised gardens, please?
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nolanoble
That is what it is. It can be invasive depending on where you live/climate...great looking, the reed itself is actually hollow.
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Lavin Landscape & Ground Maintenance
Giant horsetail (Equisetum giganteum) be sure to keep it in contained beds or containers, It spreads vigorously in warmer climates. Do not let them go to seed.
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gothgurl wrote:
planters - are the planters poured or bought as is?
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Stephanie Ann Davis Landscape Design
They are poured in place concrete. Thanks for your question!
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Villa Montoya
They look like concrete slabs that where placed together to form the planter. Is that correct?
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Tuned In Audio/Visual wrote:
bamboo - what type of bamboo is it?
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Stephanie Ann Davis Landscape Design
It is equisetum hyemale/Horsetail reed.
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sbrinson78 wrote:
How do you protect the concrete from the horsetail plant? - I love the look of horsetail but a nursery advised against it because it can crack cement.
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Stephanie Ann Davis Landscape Design
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We've never had a problem with the horsetail reed cracking concrete. The horsetail reed does spread so we make sure it's in a self contained planter. We built these concrete planter boxes as part of the hardscape for that reason.
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Stephanie
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ryanoz wrote:
Horsetail Reed - How do you grows this perfectly straight up?
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francescalala wrote:
Growth - How much should be planted per foot, how much watering, how tall does it grow and how fast?
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Nicole Fox Landscape Architecture wrote:
what size where your concrete planters?
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rosellethornhill wrote:
Love the Horsetails - I'm curious how you were able to get your horsetails to stand so straight. Mine are always flopping over...any advice?
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Debra Prinzing added this to Landscapes Make a Privacy Statement
Horsetail, or Equisetum hyemale, is one poorly behaved plant, known to take over entire landscapes. That is, unless you plant it in a place where its roots are contained. That's what you see here, and it's a nifty way to both screen out the world and bring green into view. The raised concrete planters are exactly what's needed to corral the densely planted stands of horsetail.

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der_balzebub added this to Garten
Artikel - Gartenzäune Wände aus Riesen-Schachtelhalm Diese dekorative Pflanze sieht dem Bambus sehr ähnlich, gehört aber zur Gruppe der Farne. Der Riesen-Schachtelhalm (Equisetum telmateia) bildet einen dichten Wald aus geradlinigen, standfesten Halmen, die einen natürlichen Sichtschutz bieten. Durch den gleichmäßigen Wuchs und den klaren, horizontalen Schnitt wirkt diese Schachtelhalm-Front sehr modern, aufgeräumt und ordentlich. Solch ein Sichtschutz passt deswegen auch besonders gut zu modernen, schlichten Gebäuden. https://www.houzz.de/ideabooks/48424090/list/hallo-nachbar-natuerliche-und-freundliche-gartenzaeune
jermat added this to INSPIRATION
Using the "horsetail" landscape approach...can trim to the appropriate height...leading up and around the bar area perhaps.
standlee1 added this to Standlee Exterior
For planter area in front of front window?

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