This time of year the weather creates some great effects.
Over the weekend, the hard frost, followed by sun on the pond, created a great smokey atmosphere. The grasses appear as if beaded in the frost and heat from the sun caused steam to waft up and around as if magic.
Grasses and ponds change so much over the seasons there is always something interesting to see. Grasses are good value; they add movement see the image (far left) of dancing Stipas, changing colour through the season and looking good with Alliums and Achillea (centre image) and in the winter lit up like sparklers (below right.)
Most grasses are easy to grow and mix well in borders, for more advice and tips on easy to grow grasses