Hardy Fern Foundation: Shop
Directory of Fern Gardens
This is our third edition of the directory and presents our most comprehensive listing of fern gardens, nurseries, and reserves in North America. This issue includes 204 entries from 36 states, plus Washington DC, along with 3 Canadian provinces.
20th Anniversary "How To" Special Issue
Everthing you ever wanted to know about growing ferns, from starting a fern garden to growing ferns in all sorts of interesting and unique situations!
Table of contents
How you might get started with ferns – Lyman Black
Collecting and Cleaning Spores – A.R. Matt Busby
How to Propagate Ferns – Sue Olsen
1859 And All That – Alastair C. Wardlaw
How to Build a Limestone Cobble – Joan Eiger Gottlieb
How to Build a Fern Bog – Ralph Archer
Stumped – Pat Riehl
How to Grow Xeric Ferns – David Schwartz
Fern Table, Pro and Con – George Schenk
How to Provide Winter Care for Tree Ferns – HFF and Martin Rickard
Container Gardening with Ferns – Richie Steffen
Growing Lime-Loving Ferns in Tufa in Vermont – Don Avery
Special Publication on Hardy Garden Ferns
This Spring, 2005 publication is an excellent resource on hardy garden ferns featuring personal evaluations and recommendations for using ferns in assorted climates and exposures throughout the country.
The Fern Propagation Handbook
-A 42 page booklet written by Hardy Fern Foundation members.
Table of Contents
The Sex Life (or Life Cycle) of Ferns -- Joan Eiger Gottlieb
Apogamy and Apospory for Amateurs -- Joan Eiger Gottlieb
Reproduction of Xerophytic Ferns -- Martin Grantham
Getting Started - Gathering and Cleaning Spore -- Sue Olsen
Waiting for Sporophytes -- Alastari C. Wardlaw
A Method for Growing Ferns from Spores -- Robert Louis Muller
Yet Another Method of Growing Ferns from Spores -- James R. Horrocks
Fern Propagation -- Sue Mandeville
Growing Fern Sporelings on Pumice Rock -- Jim Baggett
A Systematic Method for Spore Germination -- Samuel Tumey
Vegetative Reproduction in Ferns -- Martin Rickard
Fern Propagation Using Tissue Culture -- Serge Zimberoff
Fernet discussion of propagation.