Fern Patch

It isn’t too often these days you leap across a nice patch of ferns in the woods. Not in the suburbs anyway. Hickory and I took a closer look at these and brought them back to Miz Flora.

New York Ferns

She proceeded to tell me she’s no expert, then said, “I seem to remember a story about fronds that narrow at each end.”

I checked. These fronds narrowed at the base the same as the tip.

New York Fern

“So these must be New York Ferns.”

“How do you get that from the narrowing,” I asked her.

“Busy city people, staying up all hours of the night, burn their candles at both ends.”

I sure hope that makes sense to some of our human readers.



One thought on “Fern Patch

Drop us a nut to find!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.