Best Practices for Ornamental Grasses

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    Ornamental grasses make for great privacy screens. On the latest You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath discusses which big grasses work best, and how and when to safely prune them. Plus, your fabulous phone calls!

    Question of the Week:

    I checked the “A to Z Garden Answer” section of your website under “grass,” “ornamental grass” and “tall grass” and couldn’t find an answer to my question: Is it “okay,” “recommended,” or “forbidden” to cut off the dead stems of ornamental grasses? If it is okay, when is the best time?
    —Chris in Devon, PA

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