Wednesday, August 26, 2009

ABC Wednesday - F is for Fern

F is for Fern............

a green furled fern in the spring

Only in the spring can one see this delicate beauty in action - the ferns slowly unfurling and reaching towards the sun.

This light green is also only seen this time of the year - these ferns turn a darker green as they mature.

They are the fiddlehead ferns that we collect to eat in the spring before they unfurl.

Delicious to eat, and beautiful to look at - great gifts from Mother Nature!

This is the fifth round of ABC Wednesday. If you would like to join in please visit this site for the details.


  1. That is an absolutely gorgeous picture!

  2. It is a fantastic fern too!

  3. It is a fantastic fern too.
    Happy ABC Wednesday.

  4. I love them pickled but can't stand to eat them any other way!

  5. Never tasted a fiddlehead fern. I'm very curious as to its flavor. Nice shot of the fern unfurling.

  6. Great comp, great execution. Nice one :)

  7. It's a beautiful picture! But I had no idea that you could eat them. What do they taste like?

    On behalf of the team, thanks for taking part in ABC Wednesday this week! :)

  8. never even knew they were edible. good pic

  9. its not needed to say the pics are awesome.. surely they are friend.. you know your profession well i think.. .. am pixelshots .. a photo blogger from kerala... land renowned for around

  10. Beautiful photo. I've always loved ferns, their leaves, texture and color.

  11. Excellent shot Kathy, almost like you had it pose for you in the studio,lol.

  12. Kathy I always enjoyed your photos with plants, they are so unique. Anna :)


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