(1) Although the ferns share many similar features, there is no single characteristic trait that can diagnose a plant as a fern .(2) Early nests are often in a shrub or on a bracken fern , and later nests are usually on the ground under a shrub, often a blueberry.(3) If the fern is planted in a pot and kept in semi shade or even in a place where it gets some more sunlight, you will soon find the plant spreading around.(4) Beads of water clung in rows to the broad leaves of fern and pillows of moss.(5) The track was soft and mossy, and it led though ferns and brackens, thickets of brambles and groves of tall Himalayan cedar trees.(6) On the other hand, a planting that combines large, tropical-looking leaves with fine-textured, ferny foliage will have pizzazz.(7) In plants, it is frequent in mosses and ferns , but also occurs in flowering plants.(8) The fernery near the rose garden had fallen into disrepair, and in 1988 the Christchurch City Council set aside a sum of $6000.00 for its demolition.(9) It has grown more than two metres high this year despite being in a relatively small container and has covered a decent area of wall with its ferny foliage with a few stems finding their way into the bamboo growing nearby.(10) Re-pot greenhouse ferns and other foliage plants as they begin to come into growth.(11) Large, ferny , deeply dissected leaves make this a favorite.(12) Be sure to visit the historic fernery while you are there.(13) The plants were simple ferns and a small tree that at the moment she couldn't place.(14) Elma has great plans for a water feature and a fernery (collection of different ferns) and her enthusiasm was really infectious.(15) Use the ferny leaves on a sandwich in place of lettuce, mix them with other salad greens, steep them in white-wine vinegar, or bruise them and add them to a wine spritzer.(16) Found in the shade throughout the growing season are numerous ferns and fern allies.