Sweet fern (Comptonia peregrina) likes sandy soils and to form large patches. An aromatic, not true fern, that is used medicinally and as a strewing herb to sanctify a place.

Sweet fern (Comptonia peregrina) likes sandy soils and to form large patches. An aromatic, not true fern, that is used medicinally and as a strewing herb to sanctify a place.

Sweet-fern | The Morton Arboretum

Sweet-fern | The Morton Arboretum

I love Sweet Fern tea - but don't drink too much! And don't bother looking for it in stores - you won't find it. Comptonia peregrina (Sweet fern)

I love Sweet Fern tea - but don't drink too much! And don't bother looking for it in stores - you won't find it. Comptonia peregrina (Sweet fern)

How about ferns and japanese anenomes for the trough/pot by the back door?  Evergreen of the ferns and the anenomes flower into October.

How about ferns and japanese anenomes for the trough/pot by the back door? Evergreen of the ferns and the anenomes flower into October.

These 12 air purifying plants are THE BEST! I'm so glad I found these GREAT tips! Now I have some great ideas for low maintenance air purifying plants for my home! Definitely pinning!

12 Amazing Looking Air Purifying Plants You Need in Your Home

These 12 air purifying plants are THE BEST! I'm so glad I found these GREAT tips! Now I have some great ideas for low maintenance air purifying plants for my home! Definitely pinning!

Myrrhis odorata - sweet cicely (very aniseedy) part shade, 1.5 m  Beth Chatto, Wisley,tall, up to 2m tall x 1.50m, sun or light dappled shade

Myrrhis odorata - sweet cicely (very aniseedy) part shade, 1.5 m Beth Chatto, Wisley,tall, up to 2m tall x 1.50m, sun or light dappled shade

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