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The Fernery

I have tidied the ‘fernery’ but now it needs replanting, and I think there should be more ferns and fewer pink geraniums, which I think are  188 more words


Dryopteris - The Jason Bourne of Ferns

I have had a fondness for ferns since I took up gardening as an occupation in North Carolina. One winter, I was running through a state forest where nothing was green on the forest floor except for Polystichum acrostichoides, Christmas fern. 316 more words


Dryopteris Erythrosora

Dryopertisa erythrosora (?), bought as unnamed ‘bedding’ ferns but, moved on into the garden, have turned into stunning spring beauties.


Please do not adjust your set

After a long grey winter the Lake District has exploded into a Technicolor film set.  Every garden sports at least one dwarf Rhododendron or Pieris, … 167 more words

National Collections

Step 4: Put back some of the dirt you took out.

Here’s the site 24 hours after the rain stopped.

The soil remains quite squelchy, as it is supposed to, 337 more words


Dryopteris ascensionis ((Hook.) Kuntze)

Ascension Island-Wurmfarn (Dryopteris ascensionis)

Der Ascension Island-Wurmfarn ist sehr nah mit den beiden Arten Dryopteris cognata ((C. Presl.) Kuntze) und Dryopteris napoleonis ((Bory) Kuntze) verwandt, die beide auf der Insel Saint Helena endemisch vorkommen. 131 more words


A Fern, a Grass and a Shady Spot

Today I’ve planted two new plants in the bit at the bottom by the toolshed.  They are Panicum virgatum ‘Warrior’, Switch Grass and Dryopteris goldiana, … 249 more words