How to Prepare Pampas Grass for Decorating

Pampas grass is a popular decorating element, as it adds a natural and elegant touch to any room or outdoor space. Here are a few steps to prepare your pampas grass for decorating:

  • Cut and prune the plumes: Cut the base of the stems of your pampas grass. Cut each grass at a different length to at depth and texture to the arrangement.
  • Remove any debris: Once the plumes are cut, use your hands to gently remove any debris, such as leaves or twigs which might still be connected at the base.¬†
  • Fluff the plumes: Leave pampas grass plumes in sunlight for a few hours to help them regain a more full and fluffy look.
  • Arrange the plumes: Arrange the plumes in a vase or container of your choice, or use them in a bouquet or wreath. You can also use them in a garland or as a wall hanging. If decorating using a vase, make sure you use the right-sized vase for the type of bouquet you purchase. See our blog on choosing the right vase for more information.¬†
  • Once you are happy with the style of the arrangement you a generous misting of hairspray to help minimise fallout.¬†
  • Keep arrangement away from direct sunlight: Pampas grass should be kept away from direct sunlight to prevent discoloration or wilting.
By following these steps, you can create your pampas arrangement for decorating and enjoy its natural boho-style beauty in your home or at your event.
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