I love ferns. I love their wispy demeanor and primal posture and their love of shade and I love their seeming ability to resist deer. Fortunately, ferns love it here and have gone forth and multiplied and are starting to fill in our landscape.
They only problem is that sometimes other flowers have to push and shove to get into the picture.
There is so much texture in the ferns and the unopened poppies. I can’t wait for them to POP! These are common field poppies that always open suddenly and whose blooms are fleeting. Click on the pictures to get a closer look.