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Ostrich Fern

Ostrich Fern

The Ostrich Fern is a large, deciduous fern with graceful, feathery fronds that resemble ostrich plumes, commonly found in moist woodland areas and prized for its ornamental value. It is a magnificent and beneficial plant with several advantages in landscaping projects. The Tall and Lovely Ostrich Fern It's an attractive dimorphic plant that gardeners use all year round to beautify their patches. In its nonfertile state, the plant grows to a height of 6 feet, the gorgeous fronds resembling plumes, hence the plant's name. In its fertile state, which occurs in the fall and early winter, it is much smaller. The shape is interesting, however, so it still provides pleasing shapes in a garden, even if that shape does change. The Different Phases of These Ferns When nonfertile, it is a rich, almost Kelly green, the arching fronds swooshing enticingly in the breeze. They offer quite a contrast with other blooming plants and serve as color anchors in a garden of flowers. They're hardy, too, so you can plant them nearly anywhere to beautify a particular place. Although they aren't green and sweeping in the winter, they're still attractive as they survive the cold and snow while the perennials are snoozing until the spring. TN Nursery Is A Environmental Friend First, its extensive root system is a great soil stabilizer, and the other plants in the garden will benefit thereby because its roots prevent erosion and nutrient loss in the soil. Second, they are a boon to various garden-dwelling wildlife. Several species of butterflies and beneficial insects rely on plants like it for shelter and as a place for egg laying and pupae maturation. Perhaps best of all, although fiddleheads are a delicacy for people when cooked, animals don't like their taste. So, you won't have to worry about rabbits, deer, and other woodland creatures venturing into the garden for a snack. The Serenity Of The Plant Practitioners of feng shui rely on it to bring harmony to both a dwelling and the garden adjacent to it. The way it morphs back into a verdant, thriving plant after being so much smaller throughout the winter indicates a symbolism of new beginnings, too.

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Christmas Fern

Christmas Fern

Christmas ferns are known for their evergreen fronds that stay green throughout the winter, making them a popular choice for holiday decorations. An evergreen fern that offers numerous landscaping benefits. Its elegant appearance, resilience, and adaptability make it a favorite choice for professional landscapers and homeowners alike. One of the key advantages of incorporating it into landscaping is its aesthetic appeal. Add Year-Round Cover With Christmas Fern The fronds of Christmas ferns are distinctive for their lustrous, dark green coloration. The crownless rootstock produces clusters of fronds that can be anywhere from one to two feet in length. Wintertime sees the delicate, light-green leaves changing color from green to golden. They are great for covering uneven terrain since they spread slowly from dormant rhizomes and develop in clusters. Add Vibrant Colors During the Winter With This Ferns These native fern plants keep their greenery throughout the year so they can start photosynthesis earlier. The presence of chlorophyll, which indicates the photosynthesis process is underway, is indicated by the color green. These plants do not flower. They are spore-borne rather than gametophytic. However, they do boast verdant foliage from April to the first frost; these silvery green baby fronds, known as fiddleheads, emerge in the early spring as new leaves. Protect the Yard From Soil Erosion With TN Nursery Christmas Ferns keep their fronds in winter; they press down on fallen leaves to hasten their decomposition and provide nutrients to the soil. This goes a long way in protecting the yard against soil erosion. These plants also stop soil erosion by using their root systems to bind the soil together. Plus, when planted firmly in the ground, they create thick barriers made of stems that reduce the rate at which water flows through them. Create Natural Landscapes A lot of people like to plant it in their yards because of the texture and foliage they provide. They do a great job at creating natural-looking landscapes. The fact that they are hardy enough to survive light snowfall and cold makes them perfect for winter gardening. They can also handle a large range of soil types and flourish in partly shady or entirely shaded locations. Birds, insects, and even small mammals may find food and refuge under them. The dense vegetation provides great cover for ground-dwelling species. The plants conceal prey from predators by shading other animals and invertebrates that feed on the ground.

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Fiddlehead Fern

Fiddlehead Fern

Fiddlehead ferns are tightly coiled shoots; nbsp, resembling the scroll of a violin and are often used as a culinary delicacy. The young, coiled fronds of ferns, such as the Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris), offer several benefits when landscaping projects. These unique and visually appealing plants have been admired for their charming appearance and practical uses in outdoor spaces. Fiddlehead Fern is native to North America, northern Asia, and Europe. In North America, they are most commonly found in Eastern Canada, southern Alaska, and from Maine to Illinois. Matteuccia Struthiopteris gets its name from the crowns it develops in the spring. These crowns or fonds tend to resemble the heads of violins or feathers. How to Identify It It is popular for its vase shape and tall curled fonds. On average, gardeners can expect them to grow between three and four feet tall and one foot wide. However, once well established, they can grow up to six feet tall and have a width of up to eight feet. They are found naturally in wooded areas that have rivers or streams. It is considered a deciduous perennial that grows upright. They don't develop flowers. Instead, the leaves are bright to medium green. The plant grows its fiddleheads in the spring, and they can reach heights of one and a half feet tall. Where to Plant This Fern in Your Garden They grow well in areas that lack full sun. Gardeners can enjoy planting them in shade gardens, along walls, and around trees and tall shrubs. When the ferns develop their spore-bearing fronds in the summer, gardeners can dry them and use them in flower bouquets or arrangements in vases. It Attracts Wildlife It provides cover for frogs and birds, especially robins, wrens, and wood thrushes, which tend to forage in them. These ferns may also attract turtles, butterflies, and bees. Shop TN Nursery Today It grows well next to green ash, Virginia bluebells, wild ginger, swamp buttercup, common elderberry, golden Alexander, and wild blue phlox. They can also be planted under or near the American elm and silver maple tree. They make beautiful additions to shade gardens, and they can help fill empty spaces under trees and around shrubs. They also have around water features and in any area that resembles their natural habitats.

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Cinnamon Fern

Cinnamon Fern

The Cinnamon Fern is a large type of deciduous plant characterized by its distinctive, cinnamon-colored fertile fronds standing upright in the plant's center. It is a captivating and versatile plant with numerous landscaping benefits. This plant, native to eastern North America, has become famous for gardeners and landscapers due to its aesthetic appeal, adaptability, and environmental contributions. Cinnamon Fern grows to a height of some 6 feet and spreads out about 4 feet on its black stalks. The unfurled pinnae are Kelly green on top, while the fronds in the center of the plant, which give it its name, are dark brown and resemble sticks of cinnamon because they grow straight up. Cinnamon Fern In The Springtime Early in the spring, the central fronds that turn brown later start out life as silver-colored fiddleheads. They're covered in fur, too, charmingly "shaking off the cold of winter." The broad fronds on the stalks form a cute rosette around the central stalks. The silver fiddleheads match well with Fescue or Brunner. Those fiddleheads appear early in the year when the top of the fern is clumped together in a cute bundle. As the Fern Opens When the fiddleheads are ready to open, the silver hair on them turns brown and clings to the base of the pinnae as they expand to their full glory. The large, broad pinnae on 3-foot fronds is the sterile variety. In the center of the plant, the cinnamon-colored fronds with much smaller pinnae are the fertile fronds. The plant's attractiveness comes from the contrast between the two frond types. Secondarily, the contrast between the expanded fronds and any nearby silver flowers, which they used to match, is equally striking in effect. When it comes to the sterile fronds, they can hold almost two dozen pinnae that taper gently in size from large to small, creating a shape that almost resembles a palm frond made up of pinnae. The Sporangia Of The Plant This plant doesn't have sori. Instead, it has sporangia that surround the stalk of the fertile frond. These turn brown as they open and give the plant its name. Up close, they're made up of tiny dots that wrap around the stalk in fine, beautiful shapes. From the time the plants peek through until the fiddleheads unfurl, it is about a week during the spring. During this time, you can see the shape of the pinnae and fronds develop and become full members of the garden for that year. TN Nursery Will Help you Find The Focal Point These ferns make an attractive, striking, and attention-grabbing entry in any garden, and because they're perennial, they'll be back every year to be a lovely garden anchor.

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Lady Fern

Lady Fern

The Lady Fern is a delicate, feathery-textured fern with finely divided, lacy fronds often found in moist, shaded woodland environments. It is a graceful and versatile fern species that offers a range of benefits when incorporated into landscaping designs. Lady ferns have delicate fronds, adaptability, and aesthetic contributions, making it a sought-after choice for enhancing outdoor spaces. Elevate Your Yard's Aesthetic Value with Lady Fern Lady Fern, scientifically known as Athyrium filix-femina, is a natural perennial that can reach a height of five feet. Their large, lacy leaves are a brilliant green color, each of which can grow as wide as a foot. As the summer progresses, the leaves are a verdant green, but as winter approaches, they turn a golden yellow. The stems of the fronds might be green, purple, or red. As the temperature decreases in the autumn, the leaves fall off; they always grow back in the spring. A cluster of these plants will form around the original plant as they spread out from a core base. Not only are they more tolerant of dry soils than other plants, but they can even handle partial sunshine in damp soil. Native Ferns Clean The Air and Remove Toxins In Soil The rhizome root systems of Lady Fern plants play a significant role in soil stabilization. You can use the fronds that fall from them as mulch. These plants also enhance soil erosion prevention because of the dense plant cover they provide and their unique adaptation to slopes. Build Wildlife Habitats With Feathery Fronds Because of their fibrous root systems and thick, verdant foliage, they are great for creating homes for animals in their native environments. Many small animals, like beetles and spiders, find cover and a place to lay their eggs among the complex fronds, while the plant itself protects them from danger. Birds and other animals, including some amphibians and reptiles, feed on the plant's decaying matter, fungi, and other organic material present in the soil and leaf litter for sustenance. Create Garden Borders Or Shaded Areas With Ferns They have been around for a long time in American woods, but they've just lately become popular as landscaping plants. They work excellently as garden borders, which helps keep certain animals away. With their somewhat tall stature, they are also perfect for layering borders in the garden. They provide a lovely low-front or mid-height addition when planted toward the front or center of the border, respectively.

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Bracken Fern

Bracken Fern

Bracken Fern, or Pteridium aquilinum, is a captivating and ubiquitous fern species that thrives in a wide range of habitats across the globe. This perennial plant, which belongs to the Dennstaedtiaceae family, is a prime example of nature's adaptability and resilience.; Enhance the Look of Your Home With Bracken Fern Brown stems covered with silvery gray hair are characteristic of them. Their typical flowering time is in early spring. Their compound leaves are twice as numerous as their triangular leaves. These leaves can be two to four feet long and up to three feet wide. An intricate whorl of three leaves forms at the very base of the stem. Starting in the middle to the end of June and continuing into late summer, spores grow on the leaves' underside. The fronds will grow again after the first heavy frost in the spring. By the end of summer, the fronds begin to change color, going from brown to a beautiful copper or gold that complements any vivid fall foliage. The thick canopies they create keep the soil wet, making a humid microclimate home to many plants and animals. They are also essential to the habitat's biodiversity since they provide food for some animals, like rabbits. They are perfect for building nests because they have many fibrous fronds, which many birds and small animals use. Create Beautiful Edges and Borders With Bracken Fern Bracken Fern provides a gentle and realistic border that goes well with garden settings. They are great for adding winter beauty to garden borders because of their evergreen leaves. They are a good option for garden borders in regions prone to deer since they are usually resistant to deer grazing. Shop Bracken Fern At TN Nursery By decomposing leaf litter, Bracken Fern improves soil structure, increases microbial activity, and supplies organic matter to the soil, making it healthier. The fibrous roots of these plants improve drainage and lessen soil compaction by aerating the soil. They also help with nutrient cycling by absorbing and releasing nutrients, stabilizing soil, and preventing erosion.

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Maidenhair Fern

Maidenhair Fern

The Maidenhair Fern is a delicate, deciduous plant with finely divided, fan-shaped fronds and distinctive black stems, adding an elegant touch to shaded gardens and moist woodlands. It is an aesthetically pleasing plant that offers a range of benefits when used in landscaping. Its unique characteristics and visual appeal make it famous for outdoor and indoor spaces.  The Maidenhair is prized for its delicate leaves and long lifespan. The scientific name is Adiantum SPP, and it's part of 250 species of these plants, including the Northern, Delta, and Southern Maidenhair ferns. The Greek part of the plant's official name means unwetted, and it gets that name from its ability to shed water without truly getting damp. These plants are native to the Himalayas, East Asia, and the eastern part of North America. Maidenhair Fern Characteristics Adiantum spp are prized for their fan-shaped leaves. They are known to make great houseplants and usually grow between one and two feet tall and the same width. Their stems are wiry black, while the leaves are bright green. Gardeners can expect them to reach their full height in three years, and with proper care, they can live up to 15 years. Best Places to Grow The Fern Adiantum SPP grows well in pots, containers, and terrariums, and it can be replanted as it outgrows its container. In addition to making great container plants, it can be planted in shade gardens and hosta gardens. Benefits of The Fern The Adiantum SPP is known for its air purification qualities. The leaves draw in airborne toxins and are used as nutrients, helping them clean the air wherever they are planted. They also release moisture, which can help combat dry indoor air. When the Adiantum SPP is planted outdoors, it can help stabilize loose soil and provide cover for wildlife, including frogs, lizards, and birds. In fact, birds will sometimes use the dried frons to line their nests. Companion Plants From TN Nursery The Adiantum SPP can be grown with a variety of other flowers and ferns, including the strawberry begonia, coral bells, ginger, woodland geraniums, bloodroot, hostas, hellebores, and pulmonarias. Gardeners can enjoy the calmness of the Adiantum SPP indoors and outdoors. They make great potted plants, and they look wonderful around water features and along hillsides. They can also be combined with many other types of ferns and flowers to create eye-catching garden beds.

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Hay Scented Fern

Hay Scented Fern

The Hay-Scented Fern is a deciduous fern known for its delicate, finely divided fronds and a distinctive fragrance reminiscent of freshly mown hay when crushed, commonly found in woodland areas. It is a versatile and attractive plant with numerous landscaping benefits. This deciduous plant is native to North America and can be valuable to garden designs, incorporating texture, ground cover, and visual interest. Hay Scented Fern is native to the open woodlands. Whether it's growing in a pot, adding charm to gardens, or providing flawless ground cover, the natural elegance of the plant can enhance any space. Decorative Attributes of  Hay Scented Fern Also known as dennstaedtia punctilobula, this classy and stylish greenery is both functional and decorative in a laid-back kind of way. The plant has narrow fronds that create bright green leaves throughout the spring and summer. In fall, the fronds turn golden yellow to provide a stunning display of seasonal color. These plants provide superior ground cover, and because of their decorative qualities, the fragrant ferns can add texture and splashes of bright greenery to shade gardens. The greenery also makes a unique and striking border for garden beds. Amazing Fragrance Of The Fern Scented types exude an aroma of freshly cut hay in the late summer. That's how this plant got its name. The wonderful aroma smells like summer itself, with the fragrance of freshly mowed lawns hanging sweetly in the warm air. The fresh, summery fragrance is released into the air when the stems are disturbed or broken. Perhaps because of the scent, the plant repels rabbits and deer, which many gardeners appreciate. Because these plants are deciduous, they lose their leaves in late fall and early winter. Nevertheless, because they are shade perennials, the plants produce fresh growth throughout the spring and summer. Garden Display Of The Fern Unlike many other species, this plant has individual fronds that grow almost straight up from an underground stem called a rhizome. Plants can be up to two feet tall and four feet wide. The feathery, finely textured fronds are appreciated for their lush and abundant appearance. After emerging from the creeping underground stems, the fronds spread slowly, forming clusters of bright green carpeting over the ground. Abundant little leaflets give the fronds their lush, feathery appeal.   Shop At TN Nursery The small leaflets have finely serrated margins and pointy, lance-shaped tips that are positioned alternately along the length of the stem. The fronds provide a stunning explosion of vibrant green foliage that makes a stunning backdrop for any surrounding landscape.

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Royal Fern

Royal Fern

The Royal Fern is a Large, striking fern with feathery fronds and a distinctive crown of fertile fronds, typically found in wetland habitats and appreciated for their ornamental appeal in gardens. The royal fern is distinctive from other plants in the class because of its notable size. Specifically, this is one of the largest that grows outside of tropical zones in the United States. Also known as the osmunda regalis, the plant thrives in areas of the yard that are moist, including both shady and partially shady spots. Why should you include it in your landscaping plans? The Eye-Catching Aesthetics Of Royal Fern The plant is appropriately named because it can grow up to six feet tall, and its size at maturity often makes it a strong focal point in yards. The fronds can be as wide as 16 inches, and they feature up to nine pairs of pinna that each have up to 13 pinnules. These qualities, combined with the healthy green color and the point shape of the fronts, add a rich texture to your yard that elevates aesthetics. The Wildlife Attraction and Tolerance Of This Fern While some wildlife is welcome in your yard, other wildlife can cause considerable damage and should be deterred. The potential damage from foragers like deer and rabbits is deterred as these animals do not use this plant for food. However, turtles, birds, and frogs, which generally do not cause damage, often seek shelter in their bushy leaves. This Fern is Pest Resistant While hungry insects often feed on various types of plants, it is well-known for repelling them. Specifically, the recognizable leaves have special proteins that repel many types of insects. Any insects that do find their way to these plants often become food for the birds and other animals that live under the fronds for protection from the elements and their natural predators. The Contained Growth Of It There is little concern about these lush plants outgrowing their allocated space when they are planted three feet apart, as recommended. This is because the plants grow only a few inches each year and do not need to be cut back to prevent overgrowth. As a result, it takes many years for the plant to reach its full size, and minimal care of this low-maintenance plant is required over the years.

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Walking  Fern

Walking Fern

The walking fern is a small, trailing perennial fern known for its unique ability to reproduce by growing new plantlets at the tips of its fronds, giving it the appearance of "walking" across the forest floor.  These fascinating and unique plants can bring natural beauty and intrigue to any landscape. These ferns have several attributes that make them highly desirable for landscaping projects in wild and cultivated settings. Here are some critical characteristics that make them excellent additions to any landscaping endeavor.  Walking Fern, also known as Asplenium rhizophyllum, are perennial evergreens that are low-lying and typically rather small. They're also an opportunistic plant, which means they'll grow on fallen tree trunks, on rocks, or on land. As long as there's some moisture nearby, they're good to go. The Frond Blades Of Walking Fern They have smooth, narrow, and elongated dark green blades. Each frond blade is shaped like a triangle, and they come to a very small tip. Because of this, the bulk of this plant is comprised of the bottom portion of each one. Furthermore, you'll notice that this unique evergreen has eared lobes on both sides. Where Did It Get Its Name As previously mentioned, they take any opportunity to grow and run with it! Essentially, wherever its parent happens to be touching the ground is where they'll call their home. From there, these evergreens have the appearance of ambling across the ground, hence their name. The Lifecycle Of The Fern Although their root tips are where each new seedling comes from, the entire process is a bit more complex. In fact, the form that most people see is only one of a two-part cycle. Water is an essential component of making new life. Without it, the gametes cannot fertilize the eggs. Fortunately, this isn't typically something to worry about as they naturally grow in mossy, watery areas. TN Nursery Has A variety Of Mosses You can plant them in a variety of different places, but it's best to look for a mossy area in the shade. Either way, once they've been planted, sit back and watch out! One plant will turn into two quite easily, which will then propagate further and further. It's entirely possible to purchase one of these evergreens and end up with at least a handful. The reproduction rate and method that they use make them a favorite of people who usually have difficulty growing things. They provide a very appealing look for a natural lawn, and you won't have to do much to ensure that they survive and thrive.

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Ostrich Fern

Ostrich Fern

The Matteuccia Struthiopteris, better known as the Ostrich Fern, is a deciduous fern species typically found in moist woodlands and meadows. It is characterized by its distinctive pinnate fronds and preference for limestone-rich soils. This captivating and versatile plant offers many benefits when utilized in landscaping projects. With its unique characteristics and striking appearance, this fern can contribute to various outdoor spaces' aesthetic appeal and ecological balance. Vibrant, feathery leaves are the most attractive feature of this verdant plant. It typically grows in a glade or meadow, but it will happily take root in your yard if you plant it in the right location. Thanks to its hardiness, you can enjoy having this plant’s lovely colors for a large portion of the year. It can survive during the winter, so you won’t have to replant it each spring. The Matteuccia Struthiopteris - Ostrich Fern's Characteristics Scientists know this plant as the Diplazium pycnocarpon. It grows using creeping rhizomes, so it can quickly fill a garden bed once it is established. Because of this, gardeners commonly use it as a background plant. It can be put in the back portion of your bed to create a backdrop for more colorful flowers in front. Use For Native Gardens In recent years, native landscaping techniques have become a popular trend across the country. Because this plant is native to the United States, it will grow in a wide variety of locations. Ideally suited for the shade, it produces graceful arches and tall fronds. Other than native plant gardens, it is also popular for woodland gardens. The Stunning Fronds Of The Fern The biggest selling point of this plant is its fronds. Once the plant has reached its full size, the fronds resemble gigantic feathers. When it is grown in an area with enough shade, these fronds develop a lovely, light green color. In fact, these fronds can grow up to 4 feet tall. After they reach maturity in the summer, they are typically taller than an average child. Use TN Nursery for Your Professional or Personal Landscape Because of their vivid color, these plants are popular in professional and personal landscape designs. The leaves grow in bilateral rows on either side of the frond. When it is time to reproduce, some of the fronds produce spores. It can also reproduce by sending out stolons underneath the ground. Each frond grows in a bunch known as a colony, which typically includes about five to six fronds. While this stunning plant loves growing near ponds, lakes, and rivers, it can also enjoy growing in your garden.

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New York Fern

New York Fern

The New York Fern is a native, deciduous species with delicate, lacy fronds and a distinctive appearance, commonly found in Eastern North American woodlands. These medium-sized ferns offer a delightful display of yellow-green fronds that carpet the forest floor. The New York Fern has a delicate blade shape with a triangular leaf structure. The plant's blade is most comprehensive in the middle and tapers sharply at both ends. The New York Fern is a type of plant that grows well throughout the eastern part of North America, and it's found in large numbers throughout New York. This perennial might just be what you need to fill certain spaces in your yard that would benefit from greenery but might not as be as friendly towards some of the flowers that currently occupy your space. Let's see why this plant might be a good fit in your current landscape. New York Fern Reduces Soil Erosion and Weed Growth New York Fern is typically used as groundcover in areas where grass and other plants don't do as well. As a result, filling these spaces comes with some benefits. First, this plant takes root to prevent soil erosion in areas where soil isn't being kept in place by root systems. As an added benefit, the growth of this lush green plant throughout your yard makes it difficult for weeds to take root, preventing unwanted weed growth. New York Ferns Absorbs Airborne Pollutants These plants are adept at capturing pollutants from the air and making it so that you can breathe a bit easier and enjoy your outdoor space. If you're someone who's constantly being bothered by dust or pollen, consider adding this plant to your landscape along with others that are known to improve air quality. Add Bio-Diversity To Your Garden With The New York Ferns Biodiversity is important on any property, and you'll find that this plant is a friend to local wildlife. For example, this ground cover is known to serve as a great cover for certain animals like toads. The better news? It's not a plant that's typically sought after by larger animals like deer, which means that it will provide cover for other animals until the cold weather comes in. This fern is a fast-growing plant that will quickly establish itself in your space, and trailing rhizomes will constantly be shooting up additional fronds that provide an even thicker look to your space. If you're looking for something that's hard to ruin and will start thriving in certain spaces almost immediately, this is the ground cover to go with.

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Sensitive Fern

Sensitive Fern

The sensitive fern is a hardy, deciduous plant with finely dissected fronds that curl up when touched or exposed to frost. This makes it a unique and interesting addition to damp woodland gardens. This fern is a beloved plant that gets its name due to its sensitive nature, preferring certain environments that are mostly warm and humid. But despite its name, it's one that you shouldn't overlook if you live in a region that it can grow in. Let's take a look at why this perennial plant is a must-have for your landscape.  Sensitive Fern is Stunning in Greater Numbers This plant looks good on its own, but it produces a lush, green, thick spectacle that easily adds something more to any space when you plant multiple of these perennials together. The lobed leaves blend together and reach up and out at a maximum height of about two feet. If you want to add some volume and life to spaces that need it most, consider adding several of these plants to your landscape. They may even spread naturally with time. This Fern Acts As a Home for Wildlife These plants grow in areas where wildlife flourishes, which means that they play an important role in the ecosystem. Speaking of its more practical uses, small animals like frogs and salamanders will use the leaves of this plant to take cover and escape from the heat. If you're looking for plants that are friends with and attractors of wildlife, this one will be an excellent fit for your space. Wildlife Feed On It But Won't Eradicate Your Plants This plant also serves as a source for animals and insects, so you won't have to worry about the wildlife population in your area decimating your plants before you're able to enjoy them. It is both deer—and rabbit-resistant, with larger animals only taking a few of the leaves or avoiding them entirely. This ensures that your plants still contribute positively to the environment but aren't at risk of being wiped out by animals. TN Nursery Offers This Stunning Border Plant Where more common plants are unable to grow, groundcover like this plant is the perfect solution. Adding height and color to more moist and humid areas of your property, these perennials take root and help your property look less bare, supporting the areas in your yard that need it most.

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Terrarium Plant Kit

Terrarium Plant Kit

Our terrarium plant kit has a large assortment of fresh turkey tails, rocks, and lichens. mosses and plants you simply can not buy elsewhere online, and we guarantee it. In these hills and mountains, lyes rich land full of exotic things you can not go out and buy like lichens, mosses, fossils, odd rocks, and things that Bailey knows would make a wonderful addition to any terrarium. She collects each kit especially for the order placed with items that will do well even in ecospheres. Often it contains lichens, fresh live moss, turkey tail, rocks, Mitchella repens, and running cedar. The items are wild-collected by Bailey, and she takes great pride in her horticultural skills, containing only the highest-quality plants for the kit. Our kit is the price of one item in stores, and we guarantee you won't like it; you will love it! What's so amazing is each kit is chosen by hand by Bailey. Bailey studied plant science in school and she knows what's hot and what's not! We've never had one complaint about our terrarium plant packages other than someone can not order 10 at a time. Please do not order over five kits because she works in the warehouse and spends her evenings and weekends collecting rare treasures for these kits. We always have limited quantities of these plants. It is plants only, no container. In today's fast-paced and urbanized world, finding tranquility and peaceful relaxation with nature can be challenging. However, TN Nursery's terrarium garden kit offers a unique opportunity to create a serene oasis right at home, thanks to the assortment of freshly dug plants from the hills of Tennessee. By investing in terraria, you can bring the beauty of the outdoor world into your home. Each one of them is designed to be a miniature world that you can prune, hone, and shape into whatever you want it to become. After initially filling the container with the soil, rocks, and moss included in your set, you can add the greenery and ornamental items you love. Over time, you can gradually change your selections to create a more unique space. Create Your Own Ecosystem With Terrarium Plant Kit This type of set is designed to be its own ecosystem. The glass has a sealed cover so that the water and air remain inside the container. When you buy it, you can design them so that they are completely sealed or open to the elements. Popular Perennial Plant Kit Options Many different items can be placed in it. Often, people like to include begonias, moss, violets, ferns, baby tears, succulents, creeping fig, cacti, pothos, selaginella, ficus, and mother fern. Other than adding unique greenery, you can customize your glass container by picking specific rocks, statues, and decorative items to place inside. For example, many people like to put amethyst, turquoise, and other stones into their own. Place Your Terrarium Plant Kit Container Indoors and Outdoors When most people think of it, they think of a large glass jar on their coffee table. While these containers are typically placed inside your house, you don’t have to limit yourself to an interior location. If you decide to put the container outside, you can leave it open to the elements so that it doesn’t overheat during the day. A Terrarium Plant Kit for Everyone At TN Nursery Your terraria can be completely unique. While there are specific decorative items, rocks, soil, and greenery included in each set, you are not required to use the items your set comes with. Instead, you can get creative. Many people customize there's by using items they find on their daily walks. If you are hiking in the woods, you can pick up unique types of moss or precious stones. Once you find a special item you want to include, you can always rearrange your container so that you can place it inside.    

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Shade ferns are some of the most popular plants for filling out darker parts of the garden. With a stunning variety and low-maintenance reputation, they're a simple, easy way to test out your green thumb.  Thousands of gardeners trust TN Nursery to supply the highest-quality ferns on the market. We've spent three generations growing the best possible stock to supply our customers with healthy, happy plants.

 

The Best Plants For Low-Light Backyards

Who said shade gardening had to be complicated? With low-light ferns from TN Nursery, you can spruce up the yard with a variety of cultivars. These adaptable plants can fit all sorts of planting zones and add a touch of native greenery to landscape beds, gardens, and wildlife plots.

You may want a shade-tolerant fern for many reasons:

1. Adding more greenery in hard-to-landscape areas. Ferns often thrive in places that other plants cannot.

2. Taking advantage of damp, waterlogged areas. Many shade-tolerant ferns enjoy having 'wet feet.'

3. Growing low-maintenance, long-lasting plants. All of our cultivars are extremely pest and disease-resistant, with some evergreen species lasting years at a time.

Please keep in mind that TN Nursery ships shade-tolerant ferns to gardeners in all 50 states.

Best-Selling Shade Ferns From TN Nursery

Our company specializes in native fern species specifically designed to thrive in lower light. Our hale and hearty cultivars are available in all hardiness zones, including the bestsellers listed below.

Cinnamon: This is a deciduous fern with lots of character, especially with its dark brown fronds.
Bracken: A widespread species with widespread appeal, it's hard to go wrong with the bracken fern.
Sensitive: Contrary to its descriptive name, the sensitive fern is actually quite hardy. Touching the fronds will result in 'curling,' which only adds more appeal to this shade-tolerant plant.

If you're looking for a fern to keep inside, you may want to consider our terrarium plant kit. This is an easy method of bringing the outside in (without buying a grow light or a specialty pot).

Not sure how to approach the planting process? TN Nursery has you covered. We offer planting videos and video instructions to make your next transplant as stress-free as possible.

These Plants Withstand The Test Of Time

Not all shade-tolerant ferns will survive their first year — but at TN Nursery, it's 100% guaranteed. Each plant comes with a one-year warranty to ensure a successful growing season. With us, you're not just getting a fern for your garden — you're investing in success with our qualified team.