Nature Close-Ups: Ferns

Over the last few weeks, the ferns and brackens have been unfolding their beautiful “golden” spirals.

Here is one in the early stages.

Close-up, the stems are like dragons.

They grow in groups along the hedgerows, like strange creatures with party-blowers.

Whenever I see them, I’m always amazed at the intricacy of nature’s designs.


2 thoughts on “Nature Close-Ups: Ferns

  1. I liked the description – ‘strange creatures with party blowers’! The curled up branches remind me of fuzzy caterpillars and the branches do look like dragons, close-up. πŸ™‚

    PS. Did I tell you I’ve nominated you for a Beautiful Blogger Award? Or you can choose the One Lovely Blog, too,if you prefer. They both apply! πŸ™‚

  2. essitolling says:

    Thanks, Susan! Really kind of you. I’ll visit your blog and check out what I have to do I really enjoyed “Withershins” and will pop up a post about it soon.

    Enjoy your weekend. πŸ™‚

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