Water the Ferns Too


“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree” .Martin Luther


An asparagus fern lends its prickly grace to a porch setting, even if resting upon an old plow.

Asparagus ferns are actually members of the lily family, not ferns at all! The inedible berries should have given us a clue-true ferns produce by spore production. Asparagus densiflorous sprengeri , a native of South Africa, likes sun to part shade and can withstand most Mobile winters. However, they need covering in freezing temperatures. Learn more about these easy-to-grow porch perennials at the following link. Asparagus ferns