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How to care for Grasses

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Tidying for the winter.

With David Tricker

Evergreen Grasses

1.	An evergreen grass only needs the dead blades removed click for larger image
1. An evergreen grass only needs the dead blades removed
2.	Gently tease your fingers through the plant, as if you were brushing itclick for larger image
2. Gently tease your fingers through the plant, as if you were brushing it
3.	This brushing action will remove the loose dead blades, be careful not to pull to hardclick for larger image
3. This will remove the loose dead blades, be careful not to pull to hard
4.	Nearly all the blades will be removed leaving a nice clean grass for the winterclick for larger image
4. Should leave a nice clean grass for the winter

Deciduous grasses

1.	Deciduous grasses tend to look messy at this time of yearclick for larger image
1. Deciduous grasses tend to look messy at this time of year
2.	Using sharp snips cut back top growth to the groundclick for larger image
2. Using sharp snips cut back top growth to the ground
3.	Cut back all of the top growth, removing weeds and pests as you goclick for larger image
3. Cut back all of the top growth, removing weeds and pests as you go
4.	Tidy up and compost waste materialclick for larger image
4. Tidy up and compost waste material

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