Challenging Habitat Blog

Outdoor Daily III

The low midday sun backlights mature fern leaves, revealing the pattern of their sori, clusters of sporangia (spore cases) on the underside of leaves. They seem ready to go! Check out the intriguing life cycle of ferns here:… Read More

Outdoor Daily

Damp ferns glistening. I very much enjoyed the 12 weeks of near- uninterrupted sunshine in Cornwall. It made lockdown bearable. But soils dried and despite watering, some of the new woodland trees, planted for my carbon footprint offset,… Read More