When we think of ornamental grasses, visions of sun-kissed meadows and sky-blue prairies come to mind. But some grasses and grassy look-alikes hail from shadier parts, and in the wild, they’re found along woodland streams, on cool mountainsides or on moody moors. Here are five to try and one worthy wannabe.
The Ontario Rock Garden & Hardy Plant Society will meet Sunday, January 8th, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The meeting will feature John Lonsdale of Edgewood Gardens.
Gardening in full shade and dry soil is a challenge. Tips on how to cope, with ideas for 8 plants that will survive in dry and shady gardens.