A Garden Lush With Green--And Tree Ferns

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Yesterday I had the good luck to visit another beautiful neighborhood garden.   It's a traditional garden of lawns, mature shrubs, roses and other flowers--and some beautiful large tree ferns.  Sorry, not sure of the genus--I'm not a fern person--Cyathea?  Dicksonia?
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It seems to me I used to see a lot more tree ferns in gardens--certainly more in areas nearer to the coast.  Seven miles inland it's already nearly too dry for them.  I enjoyed seeing them and they looked healthy.  There was other beauty on display:
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White and white, cool and fresh:
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Paths to follow...
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Places to lounge...
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Gateways...
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Whimsy and order.
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And tree ferns.
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This well behaved(!), compact(!), variegated(!) Alstroemeria was eye-catching:
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But oh!  Such grand, luxuriant ferns!
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Comments

  1. Such a lovely garden, I like the different ferns.

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    1. It was a beautiful place to visit. The ferns were amazing.

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  2. What a nice garden. The tree ferns are spectacular! I noticed the lovely Japanese maples too - Is there ANYTHING that you can't grow in your climate? Gorgeous!

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    1. Hostaa, dwarf conifers, herbacious peonies, hybrid tulips as perennials, for starters.

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  3. Never even heard of tree ferns before. They look like something out of the age of dinosaurs. This is a lovely garden, I especially love the red roses on the pergola.

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    1. I think they are out of the Dinosaur age! Yes that red rose is lovely. It's 'Altissimo'.

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