One of the more attractive ferns … or in my opinion anyway …. is our Hen & Chicken Fern. Asplenium bulbiferum .It’s found most often in damp well shaded forest understory and is much loved by Whitetailed deer
We have a Pseudopanax “goldsplash” in our garden. And it’s a very prolific seeder, and thus popular with much of our local birdlife. A couple of days ago Iris discovered a trio of Red Crowned Parakeets busy feeding on the fallen seed.
Rat Plague on Stewart Island Lots of Food