July 2, 2008
University of Illinois
Extension website providing information about the increasingly
popular ornamental grasses is now available in Spanish.
Grasses is now accessible to Spanish-speakers at
http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/grasses_sp/, said Jane Scherer,
U of I Extension urban programs specialist and director of its
Developed by Greg Stack, U of I Extension horticulture educator,
the ornamental grasses website focuses on understanding these
plants which are increasingly favored by home gardeners.
"Understanding these plants will lead to better use of them and
often avoid disappointment or frustration," said Stack.
The site contains sections on basic facts about the plants, how
to plant them, care and maintenance, and types of ornamental