Caring for ferns – Golden Rules Steven Fletcher from Fernatix gives his three top tips for growing fabulous ferns. By BBC Gardeners' World Magazine Sunday, 26 May, 2019 at 4:40 pm Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Whatsapp Share on Blogger Email to a friend Ferns, like the hard fern (Blechnum spicant) and the shuttlecock fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris), are invaluable shade plants. Steven Fletcher of Fernatix gives his three golden rules when caring for them, to keep them healthy and ensure fantastic feathery foliage. Advertisement Advertisement Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Whatsapp Share on Blogger Email to a friend Tags Ferns Golden Rules Hardy perennial Planting Video Large garden Medium garden Shady garden Small garden Woodland garden You may also like Grow plants How to grow ferns in dry shade Grow plants How to plant blue Himalayan poppies Grow plants How to plant woodland perennials Grow plants Caring for hostas – Golden Rules Offers Travel and events BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Masterclass online – Success with Seeds Learn how to sow and grow seeds successfully every time – sign up to our online masterclass Reviews 10 of the best garden deck chairs for summer Our round up of classic, luxury and wooden deck chairs. Lawn mowers 4 of the best lawn mower deals in May 2020 Our round up of the best lawn mower deals of the month on our tried and tested models.