Annual Pruning and Staking

I finally made it out into the garden this week to cut back some of my perennials. Right now is the perfect time here in Pennsylvania—and in many other parts of the country—to cut down ornamental grasses and last year’s perennial stalks.

Favorite Ornamental Grasses

By far, the most interesting things in my garden these days are my ornamental grasses. I have a lot of them because they are so low maintenance and they add great texture to the garden— in summer, fall and winter.