Sue Whigham marvels at these most ancient of plants, which were around before the dinosaurs and still have a lot to offer gardeners now.

You always learn something from being out in the garden and this morning I heard from someone who knows that one of the questions on a recent University Challenge was ‘What does pteridomania mean?’

Ferns were around before the dinosaurs

Ferns were around before the dinosaurs

There are many thousands of ferns to discover

There are many thousands of ferns to discover

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