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Master Gardener: Have You Considered Planting A Fern Garden?


Last updated 6/18/2018 at 3:14pm

People in the Southeast have learned that there are a variety of ferns that can be successfully grown in the climate of warm moist weather. This is particularly true in Transylvania County, with its abundance of rainfall and prevalence of shade gardens. It was not long ago when the only fern known to most Americans was the house plant, the Boston fern. Fortunately, there has been a resurgence of interest in ferns, whether they appear in restaurants, malls or in the gardens of Transylvania County.

A unique feature of the fern is that it does not propagate through flowers, fruit nor seeds. F...

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