Native Grasses and Water Plants

18th Jun 2014

Native grasses and water plants look tremendous when planted around bodies of water and also in other areas. These grasses and plants are unique because they will also work well in preventing soil erosion problems around lakes and ponds and also on steep hills and banks.

Native grasses and water plants will also work great in providing a very natural look to all areas where they become. Also, these types of grasses will not need as much water as perennials and other plants. Once native grass grows it will not require much attention at all to grow and become healthy greens. There are several varieties of native grasses to choose. These work great when a home owner is trying to fill in some bare spots on the lawn or to fill in an open field. Some of the most popular among native grasses are Fox Sedge, Carex Pennsylvanica, Blue Gama Grass and Brome Sedge. The native grasses are excellent because they can withstand very dry conditions and drought conditions and also can survive wet conditions.

Water plants are great to add around a water garden or other areas where the soils are very moist, and there are also some water plants that will grow when placed in ponds and lakes. Some of the very famous ones are Lotus, Pond Lily and also Bulrush. When pond lilies are places in the water, and they begin to grow they will supply a perfect hiding place for aquatic animals such as frogs and fish. They will also provide food for fish and other small water animals. Water plants are very easy to plant and to care. The directions for planting the great plants will need to be followed so that the water plants will grow and become very healthy. There are some water plants that will also help with soil erosion problems for home owners. Water plants come in all sizes so that a homeowner will be able to find the right one to fit in large water sources as ponds and lakes and also in small water gardens that have been created on the lawn.