Golden Japanese Forest Grass I really cannot get over Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola', zones 5 to My favorite is the variegated variety. I planted mine under a Japanese maple, and the contrast was genius and it has so much movement.
Gravel can be a great material for a garden path, especially for gardeners who live in warm-weather climates so don't need to worry about shoveling snow. It drains quickly to keep your feet clean and dry. And gravel gives your garden a warm, natural look.
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