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awomanonabike

When I'm not on my bike, you'll find me in my organic-ish garden in #Cumbria. Favourite plants? Wisteria, hellebores, paeonies, philadelphus...

Matteuccia Struthiopteris

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2020
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awomanonabike

Thought I’d try another #aerialshot This time of a #matteuccia-struthiopteris 🌿

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Impressive shot 👍🏼

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awomanonabike

Thanks Elaine. And I didn’t even need to get up a ladder for this one 😉😂 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

Great shot 💚, happy to hear that no ladder was involved 😂

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Good to hear...😉

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njquantock

I do love ferns

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solly1961

Another bobby-dazzler and no ladders

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awomanonabike

Well I don’t want you worrying Jane 😉 Thanks though! @pelly

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awomanonabike

This is a real toughy Neville, even though it looks delicate @njquantock

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awomanonabike

😂 Thanks Mark @solly1961

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rachelbrooks

Looks like it’s drawing you in...

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awomanonabike

You’re right, I love ferns for the way they do this 🌿💚 @rachelbrooks

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  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2017
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awomanonabike

💚🖤💚

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waterlily

Brilliant capture!! Reminds me of watching nature documentaries as a kid, love seeing ferns unfurl

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awomanonabike

@waterlily Thanks Lily. I know exactly what you mean. Releasing my inner David Attenborough 😉

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  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2016
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awomanonabike

...and this is what it looks like now #spooky #fern

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linfoster

That is spooky 👻

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awomanonabike

It is really weird looking isn't it, especially in close up. But lovely too @linfoster

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rachelbrooks

How amazing! 👌🏼 it looks like braided hair!

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awomanonabike

Or black leather gloved fingers...

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brightcolours

#ostrichfern #matteuccia

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2016
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awomanonabike

Also known as #shuttlecockfern for obvious reasons

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brightcolours

#ostrichfern #shuttlecockfern #fern #matteuccia

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awomanonabike

@sieveheadsarah Does this look like it? (Sorry - was interrupted 😂)

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sieveheadsarah

I'd say yes it does look like that. Does yours have spores?? Mine doesn't have any 🤔

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awomanonabike

The leaves are all dead now so I'm not sure. If you scroll sideways there is a photo of it last winter... @sieveheadsarah

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