Thursday, May 31, 2012

Ferny Woods

Ferns and Rhododendron, Craggy Gardens, Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina
  © Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved
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Along the mountain trail to the top of Craggy Gardens, hikers pass through thick groves of rhododendron and a forest floor lush with ferns. But be alert for little creatures that scurry beneath the ferns, like fairies, gnomes and trolls... oh my!

8 comments:

  1. My goodness. This forest is so lush.

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  2. it's easy to imagine another realm existing beneath that canopy of fronds.

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  3. Wow beautiful!

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  4. What a beautiful picture. There is really something magical in it...

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  5. I almost can see them.... the fairies and gnomes.. :))
    Beautiful picture!

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  6. I've always wanted to see a gnome home. Nice rich color and texture Doug!

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  7. Love how the tree is appearing outside ferns. Nice catch!
    Have a nice day.

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  8. that's a good advice to follow when trekking through unknown trails.. :) sure looks nice though.. :)

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