Waiting for Water

!!!!!!!acrostichium daenifolium - frond
The re-located giant leather fern (Acrostichum danaeifolium) and all of the Audubon House landscape plants have been waiting for Nature to water them again. The last big rain that filled the dry retention pond was April 28 …
!!!!AH acrostichum prior to re-location copy
The giant leather ferns that were planted too close to the dahoon holly (Ilex cassine) and cherry laurel (Prunus carolinianum) were re-located to the wet areas of the dry retention pond. Mike McCallion (Class of 2015) is shown digging up one of the giant leather ferns on 5/23/2015…
Mike McCallion2 copyKen Gonyo (Class of 2013), who works regularly to control air potato (Dioscorea bulbifera) at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation and at Audubon House sent this photo of yesterday’s rain that surrounded some of the relocated giant leather ferns.
5-31-2015 reloacted leather fern

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