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PostPosted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:12 pm    Post subject: use ornamental grass as garden ties Reply with quote

I use a blade from one of my ornamental grasses (carex etc) to tie tall plants to bamboo stakes, or to help train climbers to trellises when tendrils can't reach. Abundant, strong, inconspicuous and organic!
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

you can also use cordyline and Phormium when they are torn into strips.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great ideas, thanks folks.
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