Tag : Rabbit’s foot fern

Growing A Vertical Garden

Growing A Vertical Garden

I have always admired living walls. I have seen them growing outside on buildings and inside with houseplants, but hadn’t tried growing one of my own. I was doubtful about the way they would grow. Would the plants grow out or up and get long and unshapely. So, I finally

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Up Close and Hairy #UrbanJungleBloggers

Up Close and Hairy #UrbanJungleBloggers

  When the Urban Jungle Bloggers revealed this month’s subject was botanical zoom, I started going through my pictures. I have many up-close pictures of my plants, but I was especially drawn to the “hairy” plants. They are so interesting. How do plants grow “hair”? I have no idea. I

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Ferns with Feet

Ferns with Feet

Davallia fejeensis rhizomes up close Notice the shallow pot. Rabbit’s foot, bear’s paw, kangaroo paw, green worm. What do all these names have in common? They all describe types of “footed” ferns. The “feet” are really rhizomes that creep and crawl across the top of the soil surface, sometimes even

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