Containers, DC Metro Area

Boston ferns with bold-leaf succulent plants add drama to this tall, narrow container.

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shristi_nangalia
Shristi Nangalia added this to 5 Best Plants to Grow in a Balcony5 Nov 2018

Pot type: Medium-sized tubs, pots and planters can be employed. What they need: Houseplant ferns love evenly moist soil, humid air and shade. They respond well to fertile soil with minimal doses of fertiliser and slight pruning. They make a great addition to a small balcony garden.

teachinglandscape
Ketaki Godbole Randiwe added this to 8 Best Shade-Loving Plants for Gardens That Get Less Sunshine27 Jan 2018

5. Boston fern (Nephrolepis exaltata)Boston ferns need a cool place with high humidity and indirect light. When you care for Boston fern plants, it’s a good idea to provide additional humidity for them, especially in dry weather. For bringing in extra humidity, set your fern’s pot in a tray of pebbles filled with water. You can also lightly mist your fern once or twice a week to help it get the humidity it needs.Ideal climate types: TropicalBest for: Excellent choice for mild areas in part or full shade. Plant them in bright indirect light with no direct sun.

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walkbyfaith
walkbyfaith added this to Backyard Landscapes7 Aug 2019

Ferns maybe hosta planter for shaded area.

deepika_gandhi64
Deepika Gandhi added this to Deepika's ideas6 Mar 2018

Boston fern also good for hanging baskets with indirect/minimum sunlight

suchitrasuryavanshi08
Interior Designer added this to suchitrasuryavanshi08's ideas6 Mar 2018

5. Boston fern (Nephrolepis exaltata) Boston ferns need a cool place with high humidity and indirect light. When you care for Boston fern plants, it’s a good idea to provide additional humidity for them, especially in dry weather. For bringing in extra humidity, set your fern’s pot in a tray of pebbles filled with water. You can also lightly mist your fern once or twice a week to help it get the humidity it needs.

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