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Guide to Ferns: 13 Ferns for Indoor and Outdoor Gardens

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 5 min read

Ferns grow naturally in shady, moist areas such as swamplands and riverbanks, but they can also thrive in outdoor garden beds and indoor container gardens. Ferns are easy-to-grow perennial plants that require minimal care, they’re rarely affected by diseases or pests, and they add lush greenery to any home garden environment.