The Hardy Fern Foundation was established to introduce and test the world’s temperate ferns for hardiness and ornamental value and to build comprehensive collections for public display, information and education.
The primary study garden is at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden in Federal Way, Washington.Learn More >
08/03/2019: 30th Anniversary West Sound Garden Tour
10/19/2019: 2019 Fall Social and Annual MeetingSee More >
Learn about ferns and their suitability to your garden from our Fern Database.
All Hardy Fern Foundation members have unlimited access to our spore exchange and can choose from a wide variety of ferns. Our resource pages include publications and books about ferns as well as useful websites.Learn More >
Support our efforts, and you’ll receive our quarterly newsletter, free year-round admission to the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, access to our spore exchange, the fall fern sale, special events, and more!