Tag : ferns

Polka Dot Fern

Polka Dot Fern

I saw this beautiful fern the other day and wanted to buy it. At first glance, I thought it was dirty and may have an insect problem so decided not to bring it home. Yet, upon closer inspection, I realized there wasn’t a problem at all, so into the cart

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A Shower Favor

A Shower Favor

At my last African violet club meeting, part of the program included splitting and sharing a plant that was given to the club. A man contacted a club member wondering if we wanted his recently passed wife’s African violets. Of course, they said yes. I have never seen African violets

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An Unfurling Frond

An Unfurling Frond

I am drawn to fern croziers or fiddleheads. I think they are one of the most gorgeous things in nature. The beautiful frond to come, is all packaged up in this small little spiral. They are also called fiddleheads and I think it is obvious why they have that name.

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New Houseplants at Cultivate ’16

New Houseplants at Cultivate ’16

Yesterday, I attended a horticulture industry trade show called Cutlivate ’16 in Columbus, Ohio. I’m always looking for houseplants, of course, and I wanted to show you the ones I found. First I stopped at the HGTV Home booth to talk to a friend and was happy to see a

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Touring Gardens In Miami

Touring Gardens In Miami

While attending the TPIE (Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition) in Florida, the GWA (Garden Writers Association) members were invited by the FNGLA (Florida Nursery, Garden, and Landscape Association) to go on a day long multiple garden tour. We started out at Vizcaya Gardens and then continued on to visit a few private

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