Notes on Native Grasses
by Judith Lowry
Planting a wildflower meadow without including native bunchgrasses is like eating dessert with no entree. Our demonstration coastal prairie, in its fourth year, is thriving, with wildflowers and herbaceous perennials filling the spaces between the bunchgrasses - the original configuration of the vast grasslands of California. Includes the natural history of our grasslands, specifics of planting bunchgrasses, and also controversial aspects.