Guide to low-maintenance gardening

From low-water plants to simple projects, our guide to easy gardening will make a green thumb out of anyone

10 favorite ornamental grasses

See how to use beautiful, easy-care clumping grasses in garden beds and pots

Grass and lime green moss
Brown Cannon III

Gardening with ornamental grasses: About lime

Two kinds of plants in two shades of green create the spare look of a Japanese garden in a pot.

Mounding Scotch moss (Sagina subulata ‘Aurea’) planted from flats spreads a soft chartreuse carpet around a cluster of three upright ‘Golden Rocket’ rush (Baumea rubiginosa ‘Variegata’), planted from 1-gallon cans.

Mondo grass surrounds the faux stone pot (it’s really made from a mix of clay and fiberglass).


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