Article: Karl Foerster's Lasting Imprint on the World of Horticulture: Great!

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By Larry Rettig on April 26, 2010

As a gardener--especially if you’re a fan of the wildly popular clumping grasses—you may be familiar with a grass called Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster,’ more commonly known as Feather Reed Grass. In 2001 it was even named the Perennial Plant of the Year by the U.S. Perennial Plant Association. But it’s not the plant that is the subject of this article. It’s the man.

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ImageSharon
Apr 26, 2010 10:46 AM CST
Name: Sharon
Kentucky
Larry...

As a history and plant lover, I am always inspired by your writings. Great information, and wonderful pictures in this article, thank you again and again.

ImageLarryR
Apr 26, 2010 10:51 AM CST
Name: Larry Rettig
South Amana, IA
Wow, Sharon, are you ever speedy! I just published this article a few minutes ago. Thanks for the nice compliment. Now I'm off to read YOUR article!
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