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Find the greener ornamental grass

Garden Variety, hosted by Charity Nebbe

Don't let the name fool you — ornamental grasses can do more than just look good!

Ornamental grasses can add color and texture to your landscape, even during the bleak winter months to come. Ed Lyon, the director of Reiman Gardens in Ames, joins this episode of Garden Variety to share some of his favorite ornamental grasses.


  • Ed Lyon, director of Reiman Gardens

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Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Aaron Steil is a Consumer Horticulture Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach. Aaron contributes his expertise to the Garden Variety podcast and newsletter and to Talk of Iowa's Horticulture Day program.
Caitlin Troutman is a talk show producer at Iowa Public Radio