Yes, read that title carefully. While researching some jungle ideas I came across FichtenFoo's great tutorial on using 3 ply Jute to make grass. Since the twine is cheap and easy to tint with cheap craft paint, this grass is easy and inexpensive to make and fantastic looking.
Look for the wire brushes to go on sale at Harbor Freight.
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