Landscaping with ornamental grasses topic of Saturday presentation

SEQUIM — Veteran Master Gardener Janet Oja will lead a class in ornamental grasses Saturday.

The class, “Using Ornamental Grasses in the Landscape,” will be at 10 a.m. at the Master Gardeners’ Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Oja will discuss how to select the best ornamental grasses for a homeowner’s landscape, reviewing advantages and disadvantages of growing several species, including sedges and bamboo, while discussing their seasonal maintenance needs.

She also will talk about how to optimize the beauty of ornamental grasses throughout all four seasons in one’s garden.

Oja has been a Master Gardener for more than 12 years. She has been responsible for maintaining the ornamental grasses at the Woodcock Garden for several years and has given numerous talks on the subject.

This presentation is part of the “Saturday in the Garden” lecture series at the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden. Find the complete listing of lectures throughout the summer months at

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