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Fern Fiddlehead Friday

It once was lawn where these ferns used to grow, but now, in the lee of a row of stacked firewood, there is permission for a higher kind of leaf. Every year, the size of the patch expands, as these ferns don’t just blow in on the wind as spores, but also take on new territory with aggressive roots running underground.

ferns unfurling

2 thoughts on “Fern Fiddlehead Friday”

  1. Bill says:

    On a day spent tracking unusually craptastic political chicanery, tying my stomach up in knots of outrage, this charming little piece was like a palate cleanser for my soul. Thank you.

    1. Rowan says:

      You’re welcome Bill. The original scene had a similar tonic effect on me.

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