Weekly Puzzler #154: Spiral Fern

Hello and happy Saturday to you all! Now that summer is officially here, what exciting things do you have planned? Hopefully some outside time is on the agenda. I saw a quote recently, that I thought was great. It read, “Forget the box. Think OUTSIDE.”

Check out our next puzzler– my all-time favorite fern. It is especially lovely after a rain when the water sits on the top of each delicate leaf. Have you seen this in a forest near you? Do you know the name of it?


Here is a video of a patch of it beside a stream. If you want to guess, use the comment box below. This is the first puzzler of our new quarter! I give away prizes four times each year–on the first day of each season. Congratulations to Arden for being our first-day-of-summer winner! Arden will get a sampler pack of my greeting card collection called Beauty is Everywhere. If YOU want to win, you must guess! All correct responses will be entered in the drawing.

Have a lovely weekend! See you again soon.

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  1. Joe June 24, 2017 at 3:09 pm #

    OH yeah. Goldilocks!

  2. Claire June 24, 2017 at 5:12 pm #

    maidenhair fern
    It was my mother’s favorite

    • Sharon Mammoser June 24, 2017 at 11:11 pm #

      It is my favorite too. I love to photograph it after a rain when the water sits so perfectly on the tiny leaves with the black stem curving around in the background. You are the first person in the “hat” for the next drawing–which is way off now on the first day of fall…. so long away but time seems to move faster and faster these days so it will be here before we know it. Thanks, as always, for reading and commenting.