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Ferns and foliage -2009
« on: May 26, 2009, 06:45:22 PM »
Sometimes you don't need flowers. (Although I did allow a cone in.)

 brunnera 'Jack Frost'& epimedium
 Athyrium 'Silver Falls' and Asplenium scolopendrium 'Crispum Nobile'
 Athyrium Filix-femina 'Victoriae' type
 Eryngium 'Jos Eijking' & Sedum 'Mohrchen' seedling
 Polystichum setiferum ex 'Divisilobum Bland'
 Pinus parviflora and golden yew
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2009, 07:13:45 PM »
Wonderful Anne I especially like number 2.  Looks as if there will be lots to see on your Garden Open Day.
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2009, 11:03:20 PM »
One probably wouldn't want to, but one COULD garden without flowers at all. I'm always attracted by the combinations of foliage shape, colour and texture.

This group is giving me pleasure at present with winter well on the way. A young Euphorbia mellifera, E. myrsinites and Othonnopsis cheirifolia. The latter two will flower through winter. Apology for a poor picture, the sun is at the wrong angle this time of year and the ground is sodden, so I wasn't going down to it.

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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2009, 09:17:04 AM »
No apology needed, I like the strong shadows.
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2009, 12:39:05 PM »
Anne, this thread is just up my street (I have an album named as such on my computer)  I absolutely love ferns and foliage and the effects that the light plays on them in the garden and in the wild.  Your combinations are beautiful.   :)
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2009, 01:08:28 PM »
Here are some of my ferns and foliage from the UK...
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2009, 10:30:29 PM »
There is nothing finer than a fern unfurling. (I wouldn't like to say that twice in a row! )
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2009, 12:33:58 AM »
Anne,

Actually, it isn't that hard to say even a half dozen times.  Being the idiot that I am I just HAD to try it.  ;D ;)  No problemo.  ::)
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2009, 10:36:28 AM »
Trust you, Paul!  ;D
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2009, 12:21:08 PM »
Well if you're going to issue a challenge like that, what do you expect!!?  :P
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #10 on: May 30, 2009, 10:27:19 AM »
OK, try it backwards twice.... ;D
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2009, 11:39:47 AM »
A little more difficult, but possible.  But then I am just reversing the order of the words, not actually the letters in the words themselves.  I am going to stop now.  :o

 ;) :P
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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #12 on: May 30, 2009, 01:39:17 PM »
A little more difficult, but possible.  But then I am just reversing the order of the words, not actually the letters in the words themselves.  I am going to stop now.  :o

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Re: Ferns and foliage -2009
« Reply #13 on: May 31, 2009, 10:09:07 PM »
 ;D ;D ;D
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