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Dune Grass Information

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What does OPI Offer? 

- Dune Grass for Sale (wholesale and retail)

– Dune Grass Installation

– Full Support for the Do-It-Yourselfer

– No Maintenance Designed Landscapes     including Native Plants and Installation 

– Retaining Walls, Drainage, and Erosion Control

– Mass plantings and hardscape construction as a        subcontractor to other companies

What are the Benefits of Dune Grass?
– More leisure time
– No mowing
– No irrigation
– No fertilization
– Economical
– Controls Erosion
– Attracts wildlife
– Native plant

Where should you use Dune Grass?

– New landscapes anywhere in sand
– Swimming pool areas
– Erosion trouble spots along the lakeshore

 

Planting Dune Grass

Planting Time:

– March through May or September through December while the plants are dormant

Planting Method:

– The root must be planted 6-8 inches deep

Plant Spacing:

– 6 inches for steep slopes – 4 per square foot
– 8 inches for moderate slopes and sites with high visibility – 2 per square foot
– 12 inches for flat ground
– 18 inches for economy – 1 per 2 square feet
– 6 inches to 18 inches depending on the need

Plant Fertilizing

– Not necessary, but it does promote color and size
– Broadcast any balanced fertilizer (not too high in nitrogen) in the Spring or Fall. For example 10-10-10 or 12-12-12

Plant Growth

– First year, a clump of 5-6 shoots will form
– Second year, a dense stand of grass will cover the area

Planting OPTIONS

– Do-It-Yourself (with our guidance)
– Let our experienced crew install for you

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