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The Ferns in my garden

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I have many mature ferns in my garden of different kinds, but naming them all is a problem. If you know any of the ones I have not mentioned please let me know.
1 Hart’s Tongue Fern (Asplenium scolopendrium)
2 Fishbone Fern (Nephrolepis cordifloria)
3 Shuttlecock Fern (Matteucia struthiopteris)
4 Spleenwort (Asplenium trichomanes)
5 ?
6 Polypdium vulgare
7 ?
8 ?
9 ?
10 ?
General views of the woodland garden.

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I don`t really know anything about ferns but I appreciate their beauty, yours look lovely. :o)

15 Jun, 2010

bjs
Bjs
 

No 10 is only one that is distinct enough to possibly identify Will look in the fern bed in the morning and let you know.

15 Jun, 2010

 

You have a very lovely garden :0))

15 Jun, 2010

 

You have a wonderful selection Linda how wonderful you have them growing in such a wonderful part of your garden, so natural looking like a secret garden, my favourite film, when I was a child use to watch it every week in espisodes.

15 Jun, 2010

 

Linda, this is absolutely beautiful. I love ferns as well. That shuttlecock fern looks just like our native ostrich fern (same genus). I love the pathway with the ferns crowding close on either side. It looks like an enchanted forest.

16 Jun, 2010

bjs
Bjs
 

Linda
No 10 is very close to one i have Dryopteris Affinis Cambensis Crispa.But you would need an expert to be 100%.
I try hard to keep the labels on them but they are in the ground and every thing wants to pull them out, from Magpies to Squirrels( they chew them)

16 Jun, 2010

 

Perhaps it would be better Bjs to take the labels out and draw a diagram of where they go in your garden and keep for future reference.

16 Jun, 2010

bjs
Bjs
 

Sixpence
What a good idea. Are you offering, Will provide a bed and three meals a day,It will take a little while as a lot of the labels have faded lol, O forgot to mention its a bit over a quarter of an acre so you will need your drawing board as well.

16 Jun, 2010

 

i love the ferns as well and linda urs r loverly thanks 4 showing us

16 Jun, 2010

 

Lol Bjs sounds good will be there in a few hours lol take pictures like I do then, have found some of my plants by going back on my pictures just take the surrounding area with prominant plants around them.

16 Jun, 2010

 

I don't know what the collective noun for a collection of ferns would be, but you've got it. I thought Sixpence's suggestion re naming is a good idea. Must do the same. However, my 'collection' of ferns is very modest in comparison with yours. The great value of the ferns is that they actually thrive in the south (but shaded) border where more or less the only other thing which will grow are the hellebores and the brunnera . Fortunately, ferns, brunnera, bergenia and hellebores make a good combination. But my fernery (ah, is that the word?) has a long way to go to match yours!

19 Jun, 2010

 

Found you when i was looking for ideas for a fern garden I have just started planting. What an amazing garden you have,beautiful?

1 Oct, 2011

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