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Ferns For Martin

15 February 2012 09:57:45
Ferns in El Botanico, Tenerife

Ferns in El Botanico, Tenerife

I have finished uploading my photos of the Botanic Gardens in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, if anyone wants to look at the full set.

I found this photo that I thought might be of interest to our Irish Ferns correspondent, Martin :)

There are a few more ferny photos in the album. I loved the way the Stag's Horn Fern was grown on walls and even out of the side of the 'Orchid Tree' (see a couple of journals down) and there were some gorgeous Cibotium schiedei!


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MartinB MartinB 15 February 2012 15:28:29

Lovely Rache. I would love a garden like that with lovely wide paths and raising borders on each side planted with ferns of every description. Yay  :-)


Rachel Rachel 15 February 2012 17:03:48

I must confess that I only looked carefully at the ferns near the end of my visit but they were spectacular. I wouldn't say no to a garden like that myself! Do you think I could get them to swap?

There is a drill at the base of the wall in this photo with water plants floating in it - that is the green strip at ground level.


Jacinta Jacinta 15 February 2012 18:50:32

Great photos, Rachel. Very lush flora.


Elizabeth7 Elizabeth7 15 February 2012 20:03:52

Very interesting photos Rachel , love dem ferns . Sounds like a great holiday.


Rachel Rachel 15 February 2012 20:52:44

Thanks again, Jacinta, and, Elizabeth.


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