"Actually I keep mine in the same pots they come in, every other day they get submerged into a 5 gallon bucket filled with 1/2 cup of Epson salts & 3 gallons of regular water until the soil stops bubbling, then they are hung up to drip dry... always have ferns that are dark green, glossy, and 3x3 by September from ferns that start out with 7 fronds in May..."
BOSTON FERN - The plant’s benefits go beyond the aesthetic: the Boston fern acts as a natural humidifier, absorbing common air pollutants and releasing water vapor. The best way to care for your fern is to simulate its native tropical woodland. Hang it by an east or north-facing window as ferns like moderate indirect light. Water very often and keep the soil moist but not soggy. Mist frond
Keep the fern in the same pots they come in, every other day submerge them in a 5 gallon bucket filled with 1/2 cup of epson salts & 3 gallons of regular water until the soil stops bubbling, then hang up to drip dry... ferns will be dark green, glossy, and 3x3 by September from ferns that start out with 7 fronds in May.
Boston ferns (Nephrolepis exaltata), also known as sword ferns, are prized for their masses of attractive, tropical-looking foliage and an easier-to-grow nature than other ferns. This fern survives ...
Another Pinner wrote, "Our Little Acre: Garden2Blog 2012 with P. Allen Smith - Marlsgate Plantation" What a fantastic shade basket! I have Ostrich Ferns.... Wondering if I placed them in a large basket or hanger, if they're too large to hold up? Maybe some of the new ones, with vines, etc. This would look great at a NE window!