Itsy bitsy teenie weenie

Back on the first of September I wrote about how I hoped I had successfully propagated tree ferns for the first time. Two months later and I’m still not sure whether I have, or if the hundred or so that … Continue reading

Success! Or: The Strange Sex Life of Ferns

OK, so this may not be much to look at, but for a fern geek like me this is exciting stuff. I’ve been growing and propogating ferns and their ilk since my early teens, and this is the first time … Continue reading

The First Croziers of Spring

I’ve always been loved ferns and other ancient plants. They hold a fascination I can’t fully explain. It’s partly it’s their ancient lineage, their strange way of reproduction, their fractal symmetry. In the end it’s just because I like them. … Continue reading