When To Cut Back Grasses That Get A Few Inches High?

Q: Should grasses that only get a few inches high, like blue fescue and carex, be cut back before new spring growth? Would now be a good time? 

A: Unlike big grasses, such as pampas grass and maiden grass, the small evergreen grasses and sedges you noted don’t need annual pruning. I would simply wait until warm weather returns and check the plants for frozen tips. if found, it’s easy to clip off the damage and let them grow for summer.

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