After the rain stopped around lunchtime today I decided to hike along the north side of the mountain where the ferns cover the landscape. July on the mountain brings a sea of ferns in this areas where the ground stays moist. The forest floor has changed so much in the last 4 months but I especially love the sea of ferns that take over this time of year.
We only reached 63 degrees F yesterday but today we will be closer to 80 degree F. Not much sun to speak of yesterday, it rained all day and night and before it finished this morning we had slightly over 1 inch of rain.
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23 thoughts on “Sea of Ferns”
That’s a lot of greenery! Nice to see especially since I’m in a city.
Yes, a lot of ferns in this area~! 🙂
Beautiful. I love ferns. Thank you for sharing Michael.
Hi Diana, me too. You would love this area if you love ferns, it’s incredibly beautiful! The pictures don’t do it justice 🙂
Beautiful ferns, you must be very close to a forest, so much greenery and tree’s how beautiful.
They are really beautiful! I live in the northern most mountains of South Carolina right on the North Carolina border near the Smokey Mountains. It a very secluded and private wilderness area. I enjoy hiking the mountains a lot. 🙂
Walking near those ferns after a rain can leave you drenched. It’s really beautiful! 🙂
That’s for sure, when I was hiking rain water was still dripping from the trees! 🙂
thank you Tex!
They must be something to see when their color changes in the fall.
Yes, they are Allen! 🙂
thank you Julie!
The ferns are really nice! We are having odd weather too. High 60’s then it will be in the 80’s. Luckily the humidity has not been too bad this summer.
thank you, we only had the temperature swing over the weekend for now and the low humidity, wish we could have 60 all summer!
It is back into the 80’s here in Buffalo! We took a nice walk this evening once it cooled down a bit. Of course I was at work all day during the heat!
thank you Kelli! 🙂
63 degrees is quite a temperature change, isn’t it? The ferns look great.
Yes, 90 degrees one day and 60 the next couple days, odd!
All that fresh green is a lovely sight Michael. My ferns were planted before I came here in the full sun and have just recovered from being cut back as they got terribly burnt in early June. They are enjoying some much needed rain tonight!
I am glad you are finally getting some rain, I am sure your entire garden is enjoying it. 🙂