Trim pampas grass with your choice of pruning tool while wearing protective clothing. It is best to prune pampas grass annually in late winter to prepare the plant for new growth in spring.Know More
Put on protective clothing, such as a long-sleeve shirt, pants, and gloves. Protective clothing helps to protect your skin from the sharp leaf blades.
Cut the plant back near ground level with lopping shears, hedge shears or power pruners.
Apply a light, even distribution of a complete fertilizer (such as 8-8-8 or 10-10-10) to the trimmed plant to encourage new growth.
The fastest growing grass seed in colder climates is rye seed. In warmer climates, Bermuda grass seed offers the fastest growth and coverage. Depending on the size, a lawn seeded with Bermuda grass achieves full coverage in 60 to 90 days.Full Answer >
Quackgrass is a perennial grass that is green to silver colored. Quackgrass grows throughout most of the United States, and it can be found growing in turfgrass, lawns and other landscaping.Full Answer >
There are multiple ways to kill grass permanently, such as using a chemical spray. There are also nonchemical methods like using vinegar and orange oil.Full Answer >
Young jacaranda trees grow competing trunks, which should be trimmed back to maintain one central trunk. To develop stronger branches, the canopy should be thinned, removing branches that grow at less than a 60-degree angle to the trunk. Any branches that cross each other should be removed, as well as suckers and small shoots that grow vertically.Full Answer >