Left to its own devices a Pampas Grass can soon get out of control and dominate smaller gardens. There are various ways of cutting it down (best done in late winter) however having done this a few times with various large grasses now I have a quick and easy way to cut them back without creating a massive cleaning up headache. In this post I will show you step by step how to cut back an overgrown Pampas Grass the easy way.
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Yes, you did read that correctly – I use an eraser to help keep my secateurs clean. OK, this isn’t something I fished out from the bottom of my school pencil case – this eraser, by garden tools specialist Niwaki, has been created specifically to clean garden tools and it works a treat as I will quickly demonstrate.
When a perennial is starting to outgrow its spot and is muscling others out of the way it is time to divide it. The most common approach requires two garden forks to prize the lifted plant apart but what if you don’t happen to have enough forks to hand? Well there is a simple way to split your these plants as I will show you.