AND THE ANSWER IS…

…some sort of fern. Nope, no idea what. Maybe something like a Blechnum. Maybe not. I was nosing around in Alison’s husband’s shade house the other day when I saw it.

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So…thank you all for playing along; wasp nest and snake skin came close.It also looks a bit like the sort of thing beginning knitters produce! Fine yarn on big needles and lots of dropped stitches!

Geiger has been helping me in the garden. She is clamouring to post her own pictures. I told her she might have to wait as I have a lasagne in the oven. And an empty wine glass. Horrors!

Off to remedy that right now…

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17 thoughts on “AND THE ANSWER IS…

  1. Yay for filled wine glasses. Bubbles for me this evening. They felt deserved. And Ioved the fern.
    Does Geiger help as Jewel does? When I am planting bulbs, because they are heavy feeders I put a little blood and bone in each hole. And Jewel digs the bulbs up and snorts the soil. Crack cocaine for cats…

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  2. After all sorts of failed attempts to grow New Zealand tree ferns while in Europe something looking very much like one has appeared just below the balcony…..completely the wrong place but i’m ceratinly not taking the risk of moving it.

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    • Without knowing what you have there, I hesitate to advise moving it. Some can be transplanted, but …it can be tricky. Just leave it and see how it does.Drying out is their worst enemy.

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  3. I discovered some information about the fern, it appears to be White’s Basket Fern, a name formed of the Australian Common Fern drynaria rigidula and not having spores it can only be reproduced by dividing the main plant.

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