Pampas Grass - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by dawnmn2
November 20, 2010
I have a grass that is huge and I need to cut it back, but the question is how? I have not been able to cut it with a trimmer or anything else so far please help

thank you Dawn


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Answer from NGA
November 20, 2010
Pampas grass has razor sharp leaves so be sure to wear leather gloves and a long sleeved shirt while you're cutting the clump back. You can cut the individual leaves with sharp pruners but it's a very painstaking process. My neighbors use a chainsaw on theirs! If you don't have a chainsaw you might try a sharp scythe. Wish there were an easier way to cut pampas grass back!

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